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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
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…
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
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
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
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
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…
8 terms
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…
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
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
46 terms
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
71 terms
art
Doric Order
Stereobate
Fluting
capital
The Doric order was one of the three orders of ancient Greek…
-the foundation or base upon which a building or the like is…
a groove or set of grooves forming a surface decoration.
forms the topmost member of a column (or a pilaster). It medi…
Doric Order
The Doric order was one of the three orders of ancient Greek…
Stereobate
-the foundation or base upon which a building or the like is…
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
20 terms
Word Study Stems - It's a Secret
ord
phil
cap
brev
rank
love
head
short
ord
rank
phil
love
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…
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…
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…
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…
12 terms
Romanesque art
archivolt
capital
column
jamb
a band of mouldings round the curve of an arch
the top part of a column or piillar
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 piillar
11 terms
Romanesque Art
archivolt
capital
column
jamb
a band of bouldings round the curve of an arch
the top part of a column or a pillar
a round pillar for supporting a building
a side of a doorway or window
archivolt
a band of bouldings round the curve of an arch
capital
the top part of a column or a pillar
10 terms
ROMANESQUE 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 suporting a building
A slide of dorway or window
Archivolt
A band of mouldings round the curve of an arch.
Capital
The top part of a column or pillar.
12 terms
The Romanesque Art
Arch
Keystone
Voussoir
Portal
A curved structure
Large stone on top of the arch that locks the other stone in…
A wedge shaped stone
Entrance, gateway or doorway
Arch
A curved structure
Keystone
Large stone on top of the arch that locks the other stone in…
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
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
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.
32 terms
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
11 terms
Romanesque art
Archivolt
Capital
Jamb
Keystone
A band of mouldings round the curve of an arch
The top part of a column or pillar
A side of a doorway or window
A central stone at the summit of an arch,locking the whole to…
Archivolt
A band of mouldings round the curve of an arch
Capital
The top part of a column or pillar
22 terms
Greek/Latin Roots: Unit 6
brev
cap
ord
phil
Short
Head
Row, rank
Love
brev
Short
cap
Head
9 terms
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
67 terms
Ancient Greece
Abacus
Academy
Acropolis
Agglomerative
very top of the capital of a column
name of a garden near Athens
elevated part of the town in a Greek city
random, unplanned attachment of rooms
Abacus
very top of the capital of a column
Academy
name of a garden near Athens
9 terms
ROMANESQUE ART
Archivolt
Arch
Capital
Vault
A band of mouldings round the curve of an arch.
A curved structure spanning an opening.
The top part of a column or pillar
A arched ceiling or roof
Archivolt
A band of mouldings round the curve of an arch.
Arch
A curved structure spanning an opening.
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
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
50 terms
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…
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…
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
44 terms
Architecture Terms
Apse
Architrave
Balcony
Baluster
vaulted semi-circular or polygonal end of a chancel or a chapel
lowest of the three main parts of the entablature of an order.
projection from a wall of building carried on brackets, colum…
small pillar or column
Apse
vaulted semi-circular or polygonal end of a chancel or a chapel
Architrave
lowest of the three main parts of the entablature of an order.
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.
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…
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.
8 terms
Wurd
Caput
Capital
Capitalism
Captain
Head
Top if column or head
System where the head gets the money
Head of group of soldiers
Caput
Head
Capital
Top if column or head
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
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
14 terms
Roots and Vocabulary Unit 5
cap
san
phil
brev
head
health
love
short
cap
head
san
health
17 terms
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
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
10 terms
Roman Art Vocab
aquaduct
frieze
low relief/bas relief
high relief
a water supply or navigable channel constructed to convey wat…
the wide central section part of an entablature and may be pl…
to give the impression that the sculpted material has been ra…
more than half the mass of the sculpted figure projects from…
aquaduct
a water supply or navigable channel constructed to convey wat…
frieze
the wide central section part of an entablature and may be pl…
28 terms
Humanities burgoni greek architecture terms
The column
Capital
Shaft
Base
A supporting pillar consisting of a base,a cylindrical shaft,…
The head or crowning future 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
The column
A supporting pillar consisting of a base,a cylindrical shaft,…
Capital
The head or crowning future of a column or pilaster
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