Ch.2- Intro to Fine Arts study questions
Book- The creative Impulse 8th edition
Terms in this set (30)
__________ refers to the basic Greek city-state
. __________ means the "high city," and referred to the elevated place in the center of the city occupied by the temples of the gods.
. __________ is a style of vase painting that made use of bold, simple, linear designs.
In three-dimension art, the __________ style consisted of figures that exhibit a stiff, frontal pose.
__________ refers to a freestanding sculpture of a nude male youth
refers to a sculpture of a fully clothed female.
__________ refers to the arrangement of body parts in sculpture so that the weight-bearing leg is apart from the free leg, thereby shifting the hip/shoulder axis
The __________ order refers to a style of architecture employing columns capped by heavy lintels and a pedimented roof.
The Minoan civilization was centered on the city of __________.
Knossos on Crete
Minoan __________ has yet to be fully deciphered.
Minoan __________ had running water and elaborate drainage systems.
The "Palace of __________" had so many rooms that Greek myth called it the "labyrinth of the Minotaur."
Minoan civilization was centered on __________.
The __________ supplanted the Minoans as rulers of Crete.
The Mycenaean military was the basis of Homer's __________.
The stones used to construct Mycenaean fortresses were so large that the later Greeks called them __________.
An example of Mycenaean architecture is the __________ Gate at the Palace of Mycenae.
The four centuries between the Mycenaean and Greek civilization are called the Greek __________.
Middle ages or "The dark centuries"
The Hellene calendar began on the date of the first __________.
The Greek Archaic period lasted from __________ B.C.E.
The word __________ means "love of wisdom."
22. __________ was an important school of pre-Socratic philosophy.
Pythagoreanism and atomist
Horizontal bands used in organizing a design are called __________.
Athenian pottery can be divided into two types: black-figure and __________.
The __________ column on Greek temples probably originated in Egypt two thousand years earlier.
A band of relief elements below the cornice of a Greek temple is called the __________.
The Greek equivalent to our musical scale is called a __________.
The Greek doctrine of __________ asserted that music could affect character.
For the Greeks, dance, music, and __________ were inseparably entwined
Sappho is called a __________ because she wrote her poems to be accompanied by a lyre.