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Arts and Humanities
Chapter 5 pt 1: Greek mythology & statues
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The earliest known example of the use of contrapposto is the sculpture known as the ____.
The rigidly frontal pose of archaic statues reflects the influence of ____.
creating a system of cross balances
The sculptor Polykleitos imposed order on human movement in his Doryphoros by ____.
defeat of the Persians
The ____ is the historical event that ushered in the beginning of the Classical period.
A winged Nike figure
In the statue of Athena Parthenos, what did she hold that made an overt reference to the Athenian victory over the Persians in 479 BC?
An Archaic Greek sculpture portraying a nude male is called ________.
Polykleitos's statue Doryphoros, or Spear Bearer, demonstrates a new naturalistic stance called contrapposto.
The Parthenon in Athens looks exactly the same today as it did when the Greeks originally built it.
Who developed a canon of harmonious proportions to be used for the portrayal of the ideal human body in sculpture?
Metopes are an element of which architectural order?
The Greeks often used ideal proportions in their sculpture and architecture.
The metopes on the south side of the Parthenon depict a battle between Lapiths and ________.
Archaic statues of males and females were always nude.
The Parthenon in Athens used to house a huge gold-and-ivory statue of:
The Parthenon that still stands today in Athens was built after the city was invaded in 480/479 BCE by the:
god of the sun, light, music & prophecy. symbols: lyre, laurel, wreath and the sun
godess of love, beauty, & sexuality. symbols : dolphin, scallop shell, swan, cupid and mirror
Goddess of wisdom and war
God of War
Goddess of hunt and moon
Queen of the Underworld
God of the sea
God of fire, blacksmith
God of strength
Goddess of Marriage
God of the underworld
God of trade, travelers, thieves and the messenger god
God of wine
King of Gods, sky, and weather
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