27 terms

Greek & Roman Art

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tone color
The special sound made by a particular instrument or voice (also called timbre.)
melody
the main arrangement of notes in a piece of music
harmony
the notes that accompany the melody
classical
the art of ancient Greece and Rome
ideal
a conception of something in its perfection
column
a decorative pillar
capital
the upper part of a column that is designed distinctively
pilaster
A half-column attached to a wall.
fresco
painting done with water-based paint on freshly spread, still moist, plaster
mosaic
a picture made with small pieces of stone, ceramic, or glass inlaid in color patterns
Which civilization emphasized what is ideal?
the Greeks
Which civilization emphasized with is real?
the Romans
What are the three types of capitals on Greek columns?
Doric, Iconic, Corinthian
Doric
Ionic
Corinthian
What did the Greeks model their columns after?
they are slightly bowed which makes them appear burdened under the weight of the building, as a man would feel with a weight on his back
What materials did the Romans use to build aqueducts?
concrete
Parthenon
(Greek)
Winged Victory of Samothrace
(Greek)
Greek vase
Colosseum
(Roman)
Ancient Roman Aqueduct
Arch of Constantine
(Roman)
Pantheon Interior
(Roman)
Wall fresco in Pompeii home
(Roman)
Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius
(Roman)

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