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Final Historical Figures and Artists
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One of the great Late Classical sculptors; works included weary Herkales and Apoxymenos, attributed works that were "engaging" and meant to be looked at in multiple view points.
2nd good emperor and general, expanded empire east to reach it's largest size, built trajans market, column, and forum, increased social welfare.
Roman Emperor between 306 CE and 337 CE. He issued the Edict of Milan which outlawed the persecution of Christians. He also founded the city of Constantinople, the future capital of the Byzantine Empire.
Abbot of Saint-Denis. Set the stage for the heavy decoration of costly stained-glass windows and sculptures in the cathedrals of the Gothic age. Mark the beginning of Gothic architecture.
Athenian sculptor who supervised the building of the Parthenon. built a statue of zeus at olympia was one of the seven wonders of the world.
Athenian leader noted for advancing democracy in Athens and for ordering the construction of the Parthenon.
Completed colosseum [started by Augustus]. During his reign Mt. Vesuvius erupted, destroying Pompeii and Herucleum. Also, another fire in Rome, the second.
Last of the "Five Good Emperors"; considered one of the most important members of the Stoic philosophers.
Heir to the technique of historia- "investigation"- developed by Greeks in the late Archaic period. He came from a Greek community in Anatolia and traveled extensively, collecting information in western Asia and the Mediterranean lands. He traced the antecedents of and chronicled the Persian Wars between the Greek city-states and the Persian Empire, thus originating the Western tradition of historical writing.
Ancient Greek sculptor who lived after Phidias who sculpted figures that were more lifelike and natural in form and size.
Alexander the Great
Son of Philip II; received military training in Macedonian army and was a student of Aristotle; great leader; conquered much land in Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt, and Mesopotamia; goal was to conquer the known world.
First emperor of Rome. He restored order and prosperity to the Empire after nearly a century of turmoil. Grandnephew to Julius Caesar.
Sculptor of the Last Judgement, who inscribed his name on the tympanum in the hope that people would pray for his salvation.
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