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9 terms
Cap Root (head)
cape
captain
capitalism
recapitulate
a sleeveless garment fastened at the neck hanging over the ba…
headman, leader
economic system in which individuals invest in industries
to go back over the head or main parts
cape
a sleeveless garment fastened at the neck hanging over the ba…
captain
headman, leader
7 terms
Classical
Column
Capital
Shaft
Base
Supporting pillar consisting of a base, a cylindrical shaft,…
The head or crowning feature of a column or pilaster
The main body of a column, pilaster or pier between the capit…
The lowest part of a structure, for example, a column
Column
Supporting pillar consisting of a base, a cylindrical shaft,…
Capital
The head or crowning feature of a column or pilaster
8 terms
CAP
capable
capacity
caption
decapitate
able to do something
the maximum amount that something can contain
a title or short description of a picture
to take the head off of something, behead
capable
able to do something
capacity
the maximum amount that something can contain
10 terms
Prebles' Artforms Chapter 16 (p.255-264)
Krater
Kouros
Kore
Classical Art
The vessel's handled shape, traditionally used for mixing cer…
Greek for male youth
Female youth
Emphasizes rational simplicity, order and restrained emotion
Krater
The vessel's handled shape, traditionally used for mixing cer…
Kouros
Greek for male youth
8 terms
Classical Architecture Glossary
Entablature
Column
Cornice
Frieze
Consists of Architrave, frieze and cornice
A free standing vertical round pillar made up of base, shaft…
The top section of an entablature
Horizontal band that may be painted or decorated with sculptu…
Entablature
Consists of Architrave, frieze and cornice
Column
A free standing vertical round pillar made up of base, shaft…
Architecture Vocabulary
Plan
Elevation
Section
Doric Column
The diagram of the horizontal arrangement of spaces in a buil…
The diagram on a vertical arrangement of exterior or interior…
Representation of a building that is cut by a vertical plane.
oldest and simplest of the three orders of classical Greek ar…
Plan
The diagram of the horizontal arrangement of spaces in a buil…
Elevation
The diagram on a vertical arrangement of exterior or interior…
138 terms
Art History Vocab
acropolis
acroterion
agora
amphitheater
citadel or fortified city; typically built on a hill
pedestal placed on triangular front piece of buiulding
public open space for assemblies and markets
round or oval building, typically without roof with spot in c…
acropolis
citadel or fortified city; typically built on a hill
acroterion
pedestal placed on triangular front piece of buiulding
18 terms
Latin Architecture
Abacus
Acanthus
Apteral
Arcade
Flat top of capital
Plant that decorates Corinthian Capitals
columns on end but not the sides
Group of arches on pillars
Abacus
Flat top of capital
Acanthus
Plant that decorates Corinthian Capitals
19 terms
latin cells
anarchist
monarchy
archetype
audi
a person resistent to all government
government headed by a king or queen
heirarchy
to hear
anarchist
a person resistent to all government
monarchy
government headed by a king or queen
13 terms
Greek Architectural Terms
Column
capital
Shaft
Base
a supporting pillar consisting of a base, a cylindrical shaft…
The head or crowning feature of a column or pilaster
The main body of a column, pilaster or pier between the capit…
The lowest part of a structure/column
Column
a supporting pillar consisting of a base, a cylindrical shaft…
capital
The head or crowning feature of a column or pilaster
13 terms
Doric Columns Kyla Bullis
The Doric Order
Entablature
Column
Cornice
columns rest directly on the floor or stylobate and taper upw…
a horizontal, continuous lintel on a classical building suppo…
an upright pillar, typically cylindrical and made of stone or…
an ornamental molding around the wall of a room just below th…
The Doric Order
columns rest directly on the floor or stylobate and taper upw…
Entablature
a horizontal, continuous lintel on a classical building suppo…
13 terms
Building Things Grade 3 Alberta part 2
architect
cables
cantilever bridge
keystone
person who designs buildings
a steel rope that supports the roadway ona a bridge
bridge with structures that are attached in the centre
central stone at the top of the arch
architect
person who designs buildings
cables
a steel rope that supports the roadway ona a bridge
14 terms
Greek Influences
contribution
mosaic
sculpture
theater
what someone gives to anther
a picture made of small colored pieces of stone or glass
carved three dimensional art
a show performed on a stage by actors
contribution
what someone gives to anther
mosaic
a picture made of small colored pieces of stone or glass
cap/log
capital
captain
capstone
decapitate
An economic system based on private ownership of capital
(n.) a person who is at the head of or in authority over othe…
A huge block in the shape of a pyramid and highly polished
to kill by cutting off the head
capital
An economic system based on private ownership of capital
captain
(n.) a person who is at the head of or in authority over othe…
Art History: Terms
Abacus
Acanthus
Architrave
Capital
Square slab of stone on top of echinus
Leaves used as decoration on corinthian capitals
Row of stone blocks directly supported by the column (Below F…
Abacus, Echinus, and Necking
Abacus
Square slab of stone on top of echinus
Acanthus
Leaves used as decoration on corinthian capitals
18 terms
Unit 6 Greek and Latin Words Vocabulary
captain
capstone
capital
decapitate
headman, leader runs the ship
highest achievement or point... A very large stone on top of a w…
Washington D.C. of the United States and other states have on…
to remove the head
captain
headman, leader runs the ship
capstone
highest achievement or point... A very large stone on top of a w…
Word Study Stems - It's a Secret
ord
phil
cap
brev
rank
love
head
short
ord
rank
phil
love
11 terms
Greek Architectural terms
Column
Capital
Shaft
Base
A supporting pillar consisting of a base, sylindrical shaft,…
The head or crowning feature of a column or pilaster
The main body of a column, pilaster or pier between the capit…
The lowest part of a structure, for example, a column
Column
A supporting pillar consisting of a base, sylindrical shaft,…
Capital
The head or crowning feature of a column or pilaster
11 terms
History2
Architrave
Capital
Classical
Column
Lowermost part of the entablature
Top part of a pillar or column
Art or architecture inspired by the Ancient Greeks or romans
Supporting pillar consisting of a base cylindrical shaft and…
Architrave
Lowermost part of the entablature
Capital
Top part of a pillar or column
15 terms
APAH Ancient Mediterranean [Mesopotamian]
Akkadian
Arch
Assyrian
Attribute
had kings... earliest preserved hollow cast bronze statuary... long…
A structure, especially one of masonry, forming the curved, p…
culture whose artwork was polychromed carved stone reliefs th…
An object associated with and serving to identify a character…
Akkadian
had kings... earliest preserved hollow cast bronze statuary... long…
Arch
A structure, especially one of masonry, forming the curved, p…
16 terms
Ancient Greek/Roman Architecture Project
Cella
Pediment
Stylobate
Triglyphs
the inner chamber of a temple in classical architecture
architectural element its derivatives, consist of a gable, us…
the top step of the crepidoma, the stepped platform upon whic…
architectural term for the vertically channeled tablets of th…
Cella
the inner chamber of a temple in classical architecture
Pediment
architectural element its derivatives, consist of a gable, us…
APAH Ancient Mediterranean [Mesopotamian] - Vocab
Akkadian
Arch
Assyrian
Attribute
warrior culture that succeeded the Sumerian culture
A structure, especially one of masonry, forming the curved, p…
culture whose artwork was polychromed carved stone reliefs th…
An object associated with and serving to identify a character…
Akkadian
warrior culture that succeeded the Sumerian culture
Arch
A structure, especially one of masonry, forming the curved, p…
Cathedral by David Macaulay
Aisle
Apse
Buttress
Cathedral
The part of a church that runs parallel to the main areas—nav…
The circular or angular end of a church, usually the east end.
Sometimes called a buttress pier, this is the large stone pie…
A church of any size that contains the Cathedra or bishop's c…
Aisle
The part of a church that runs parallel to the main areas—nav…
Apse
The circular or angular end of a church, usually the east end.
Romansque art
Archivolt
Capital
Column
Jamb
a band of mouldings round the curve of an arch
the top part of a column or pillar
a round pillar for supporting a building
a side of a doorway or window
Archivolt
a band of mouldings round the curve of an arch
Capital
the top part of a column or pillar
23 terms
Columns
Capital
Shaft
Base
Engaged columns
Top decorative part of column
Middle round part of column
Bottom of columns
Rounded columns attached to a wall
Capital
Top decorative part of column
Shaft
Middle round part of column
52 terms
Greek & Roman Architectural Elements
abacus
acanthus leaves
acroteria
aedicule
a flat slab forming the uppermost member or division of the c…
one of the most common plant forms to make foliage ornament a…
architectural ornament placed on a flat base called the plint…
a small shrine; a small construction, as a shrine, designed i…
abacus
a flat slab forming the uppermost member or division of the c…
acanthus leaves
one of the most common plant forms to make foliage ornament a…
Features of Classical Greek Temple Architecture
abacus
aesthetic
architrave
capital
The flat rectangular slap on top of the Doric capital, direct…
Pleasing to the eye... for beauty's sake
A lintel or horizontal marble beam lying across a pillar, spa…
The head or crowning feature of the column culminating in the…
abacus
The flat rectangular slap on top of the Doric capital, direct…
aesthetic
Pleasing to the eye... for beauty's sake
14 terms
Ancient Greece Grade 3
myth
amphora
hero
sgraffito
a story used to explain an event
this type of vase has 2 handles and is used to pour liquids
a Greek human with extraordinary powers
scratching away a layer of glaze on pottery to show the color…
myth
a story used to explain an event
amphora
this type of vase has 2 handles and is used to pour liquids
Roots: "It's a Secret"
captain
capital
capstone
decapitate
The person who runs the ship.
the head city in a state.
the stone at the top of a wall or other building.
To remove the head.
captain
The person who runs the ship.
capital
the head city in a state.
32 terms
Classics: Greek Architecture
abacus
aesthetic
architrave
capital
the flat rectangular slab on the top of a doric capital direc…
pleasing to the eye
a lintel or horizontal marble beam lying across a pillar span…
the head or crowning feature of the column culminating in the…
abacus
the flat rectangular slab on the top of a doric capital direc…
aesthetic
pleasing to the eye
41 terms
Architectural History Vocabulary
Tumulus
Name of western north Africa
Cairn
Chambered Cairn
Mound of earth and stones raised over a grave
Maghrab
Pile of stones
Neolithic Burial monument such as found in Scotland and Orkne…
Tumulus
Mound of earth and stones raised over a grave
Name of western north Africa
Maghrab
Greek/Latin Roots: Unit 6
brev
cap
ord
phil
Short
Head
Row, rank
Love
brev
Short
cap
Head
36 terms
Greek Architecture
Acropolis
Propylaea
Mnesicles
Temple of Athena Nike
is an ancient citadel located on a high rocky outcrop above t…
is any monumental gateway entrance to the Acropolis in Athens.
was an ancient Athenian architect active in the mid 5th centu…
is a temple on the Acropolis of Athens. Built around 420BC, t…
Acropolis
is an ancient citadel located on a high rocky outcrop above t…
Propylaea
is any monumental gateway entrance to the Acropolis in Athens.
46 terms
Architectural Elements
Agora
Aqueduct
Caryatid
Capital
An open area used for assemblies, meetings, or... markets in anc…
A man-made structure or channel used to... transport water.
A sculpture of a figure used in place of a column.
The highest part of a column where it meets the... entablature.
Agora
An open area used for assemblies, meetings, or... markets in anc…
Aqueduct
A man-made structure or channel used to... transport water.
English 7 vocab Part 3 of 3
hookah
bleat
chador
martyr
an oriental pipe
a sheep's cry
a cloth worn on the head by Muslim women
a person who dies for a cause
hookah
an oriental pipe
bleat
a sheep's cry
Ionic Order Art History Ch.5
Cornice
Frieze
Architrave
Capital
Very top part of the temple or even roof per say
Plain strip of cement below the cornice
Long lines horizontally under the frieze and above the capital
Ram looking horns as the top of the column supporting the tem…
Cornice
Very top part of the temple or even roof per say
Frieze
Plain strip of cement below the cornice
Architectural Design
Arcade
Architrave
Awning Window
Baluster
A series of arches supported by pillars, piers or columns.
The lowest of the 3 main parts of an entablature that rests d…
A top hinged window that opens outward.
A short pillar or column, typically decorative in design, in…
Arcade
A series of arches supported by pillars, piers or columns.
Architrave
The lowest of the 3 main parts of an entablature that rests d…
15 terms
Greek Influence
theater
amphitheater
mosaic
architecture
a show performed on a stage by actors
an outdoor theater
a picture made of small colored pieces of stone or glass
the design of buildings
theater
a show performed on a stage by actors
amphitheater
an outdoor theater
31 terms
Architecture
Arcade
Atrium
Attic
Banister
a series of arches resting on columns
a sky lighted center area in a building
space between ceiling and rafters
handrail along the staircase
Arcade
a series of arches resting on columns
Atrium
a sky lighted center area in a building
History - The Classical Age (490 - 404 BCE)
Pediment
Entablature
Frieze
Triglyph
The triangular upper part of a building
A horizontal, continuous lintel
Part of the entablature between the architrave and the cornice
A tablet in the frieze with three vertical grooves
Pediment
The triangular upper part of a building
Entablature
A horizontal, continuous lintel
17 terms
Greek Architecture
Fluting
Columns
Pediment
Doric
a groove or set of grooves forming a surface decoration
an upright pillar
the triangular upper part of the front of a building in class…
relating to or denoting a classical order of architecture cha…
Fluting
a groove or set of grooves forming a surface decoration
Columns
an upright pillar
49 terms
History of ID chapter 2 Ancient Egypt
Addorsed capital
Adobe brick
Anthropomorphic form
axial
addorased- objects placed back to back. Capital- decorative p…
mud reinforced with straw, animal hair, or moss and used in b…
decorative motif using a combination of a human form and an a…
objectives arranged on both sides of a center line
Addorsed capital
addorased- objects placed back to back. Capital- decorative p…
Adobe brick
mud reinforced with straw, animal hair, or moss and used in b…
23 terms
Unit 6 Greek and Latin Roots
captain
capital
capstone
to remove the head
runs a ship
the center or head of government for a state or capital
the stone at the top of a wall or other building
decapitate
captain
runs a ship
capital
the center or head of government for a state or capital
20 terms
Column Parts
Corinthian Order
Doric Order
Ionic Order
shaft
the most ornate of the orders. includes a base, a fluted colu…
the column shaft can be fluted or smooth and has no base. the…
the comum has a base, fluted shaft, and a capital decorated w…
the main vertical section of a column between the capital and…
Corinthian Order
the most ornate of the orders. includes a base, a fluted colu…
Doric Order
the column shaft can be fluted or smooth and has no base. the…
69 terms
Cast Me a Spell
Acanthus
Abacus
Arcade
Arch
Designs cut into stone or wood to resemble leaves of the Acan…
A slab forming the crowning member of a capital. It consists…
A series of arches supported by columns or other vertical ele…
A curved or pointed structural element that is supported at i…
Acanthus
Designs cut into stone or wood to resemble leaves of the Acan…
Abacus
A slab forming the crowning member of a capital. It consists…
caput/capitis-L
caput/capitis
caput
capital
capitalism
head
"off with his head"
1) top of column... 2) chief, head city of a country... 3) foundati…
economic system where the head money makes money
caput/capitis
head
caput
"off with his head"
106 terms
SDC Terms
Lithic
Paleolithic
BCE/CE
Henge
relating to stone
200,000-8,000 BCE
Before Common Era/Common Era
monument consisting of a circle stone or wooden uprights
Lithic
relating to stone
Paleolithic
200,000-8,000 BCE
8 terms
caput/capitis (L)
caput/capitis
caput
capital
capitalism
head
"off with his head"
top of column... chief, head city of a country... foundation or hea…
economic system where the "head" money makes money
caput/capitis
head
caput
"off with his head"
12 terms
romanesque art
Tympanun
Archivolt
Lintel
Trumeau
a space over a door between the lintel and the arch: a caving…
a band of mouldings (or arches framing the tympanum of a port…
a horizontalpiece- in stone or timber- across a door or window
a pillar dividing a large doorway
Tympanun
a space over a door between the lintel and the arch: a caving…
Archivolt
a band of mouldings (or arches framing the tympanum of a port…
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