Art Exam: Ch. 2
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_____ 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 _____.
Minoan _____ has yet to be fully deciphered.
Minoan _____ had running water and elaborate drainage systems.
The "Palace of Minos" had so many rooms that Greek myth called it the labrinth of the minotaur.
Minoan civilation was centered on _____.
The _____ supplanted the Minoans as rulers of Crete
The Mycenaean miliary 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 Myceaean and Greek civilization are called the Greek _____.
The Hellene calendar began on the date of the first _____.
The Greek Archaic period lasted from _____ BCE.
The word _____ means "love of wisdom."
_____ was an important school of pre-socratic philosophy.
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 _____