Idealism: classical style was based on the ideals of ___, ___, ___, ___, ___ in all things
reason, moderation, symmetry, balance, and harmony
Discobolos, Delphi the Charioteer, and Columns are 3 examples of what idealistic expression?
the supremacy of man
Name the 3 types of columns and how to distinguish one from another
The Doric: they have no distinctive base and simple capitols, Doric columns were based on the ration of a man's foot length to his height; Ionic: defined base, curled capitol, female measurements, and more slender; Corinthian: most ornate capitol, ++ Romans
This is a stepped entrance into the Acropolis, surrounded by temples such as the temple to Athena Nike.
Constructed with the illusion of symmetry when viewed from below. It showed perfect order; the metopes, friezes, and pediments were not created to be viewed at eye level; the intended audience was divine
This vase depicts a quarrel between Oedisius and Ajax over possession of armor; Athena stands as a judge
An elongated colonnade designed to provide shelter from the elements. Symbol of civic obligation. All Athenians duty to congregate and take part in Athenian political life.
A red figure water jug depicts the murder of Priam wtih the mutilated body of Astianax, Hectors son.
made of marble; Persians were horse loving war; the Greeks portrayed Persians as beasts in battle
Bronze original; the beauty of the human was elevated; the glory of athletic prowess was emphasized; emphasis on the order and symmetry on human form
the use of bronze instead of marble allowed for greater detail and fluidity of form; hollowed bronze figures allowed for a larger scope of postures