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What are the 4 purposes of a Roman sculpture? A.)To decorate the city, B.)Record military campaigns and victories, C.) Give tangible form to the gods, D.) Spread authorative images of the Emporer
Who is the first emperor of Rome? Octavian
Who was the emperor on a horse cast of bronze? Marcus Alelius- "the philosopher king"
What emperor was not tolerant of christians? Marcus Alelius
Who is the first christian emperor? Constantine
Where did Constantine move his empire to? Constantinople
Why did artist in the christain era begin to stylize? Because the art industry was in high demand and there was not pay or time.
Who did Alexander the Great conquer at the Battle of Isis? Darius II
Peace loving people, enjoyed boxing, lived on the Isle of Crete, snake goddess of fertility.- Who are these people? Minoan
What is the "animal" which the Minoans sent children to please him each year? Minotaur
legs, side shoulder, long thin limbs are characteristics of what? Minoan Fresco
What is the most deciphered language in the agean age? Linear B
What is the opening to Mycene? The lion gate
A rounded tomb on top of the ground used in the Agean age? Beehive tomb
Metalwork decorated with relief by hammering reverse side? Repousse
The 4 periods of greek art in order? Geometric, Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic
The death of Alex the Great happened in what period of Greek art? Hellenistic
Strived for "absolute perfection", had city-states, only decorated gods, goddesses, and althletes.There are characteristics of who? Greeks
What was a popular design on Greek vases? The Greek key called a Fret.
What are the different types of Greek Vases? a)hydra, b)lekythes, c) krater, d)ampora, e.) kylix
What is a kylix? A type of Greek vase, which is alsa a drinking cup
What Greek vase was used to caru water? how many handles did it have? Hydra, 3 handles
What are the 2 styles of vase painting? Black figure and red figure
What are figures of standing male youth in the Greek culture called? Kouros- Koro for females
Law of geometric formula for perfect proportion? Golden mean
What are the 3 orders of Greek columns? Ionic, Doric, and Corinthian
What are the four types of engravings carved in marble? Egg and dart, egg and thorn, leaf and dart, bead and reel
1/2 columns in the wall to help create a theme are called? engaged columns
What is a square column in the wall? pylaster
What are some of the Etruscan characteristics? they drew influence from the greek, adopted greek gods, used ceramic clay for structures.
Which culture believed in cremation, used urns for ashes, then put generations into the same tombs? Etruscan
What type of rock did the poor classes of Etrucans use for urns? Tufa rock- a type of volcanic rock
who read the liver of an animal to determine if a general would win the next fight? Susayer
Who was the first digger in rome? Theoreli
what is the name of a Roman appartment house? Insulae
What empire were the Bath Houses of Caracala? Roman
Which empire used concrete to build, then covered with marble or brick? Roman
What is the Bascilica? court #6 of the Roman empire, a large judicial system
What is a famous roman bascilica? Bascilica of Constantine
What were colleseums used for? gladitorial combats
Where did the chariot racing take place? circus maximus
What is the purpose of an aquiduct? to channel water
What is the name of the pantheon temple to 7 major dieties? Margippal
What is a structure that all emperors built that leads to the forum? Truiphal Arch
What adds roundess to columns? Fluting
Who is the decorator of the parthenon? Phidias
What is the most perfect temple? The parthenon
where is the porch of the maidens located? Acpololis temple
Who build the Parthenon? Ictinus and Callicrates
What were Ictinus and Callicrates most famous for? The design of the parthenon- imperfect to seek the look of perfection
What feature gives life to Kore? The Archaic smile
What was the first use constaposto or counter pose? Kritios boy
What is the constaposto or counter pose? Weight being beared on one leg
What are the 3 limitiations of art in the classical era? a) only idealized forms b)emotionless c) all 2D with very little depth
Which era changed the limitiations in art? Hellenistic
Who warned against the trojan horse and was killed by the gods with serpents? Laocoon and his 2 sons
What is refined clay called? slip
repose style is? gold hammered to shape
What is a round tomb? Tholos
Where was the death mask of Agnemnon found? in a tholos
What is a Vapeo? gold cups
Which culture believed in cremation, used urns for ashes, then put generations into the same tombs? Etruscan
What type of rock did the poor classes of Etrucans use for urns? Tufa rock- a type of volcanic rock
who read the liver of an animal to determine if a general would win the next fight? Susayer
Who was the first digger in rome? Theoreli
what is the name of a Roman appartment house? Insulae
What empire were the Bath Houses of Caracala? Roman
Which empire used concrete to build, then covered with marble or brick? Roman
What is the Bascilica? court #6 of the Roman empire, a large judicial system
What is a famous roman bascilica? Bascilica of Constantine
What were colleseums used for? gladitorial combats
Where did the chariot racing take place? circus maximus
What is the purpose of an aquiduct? to channel water
What is the name of the pantheon temple to 7 major dieties? Margippal
What is a structure that all emperors built that leads to the forum? Truiphal Arch
What adds roundess to columns? Fluting
Who is the decorator of the parthenon? Phidias
What is the most perfect temple? The parthenon
where is the porch of the maidens located? Acpololis temple
Who build the Parthenon? Ictinus and Callicrates
What were Ictinus and Callicrates most famous for? The design of the parthenon- imperfect to seek the look of perfection
What feature gives life to Kore? The Archaic smile
What was the first use constaposto or counter pose? Kritios boy
What is the constaposto or counter pose? Weight being beared on one leg
What are the 3 limitiations of art in the classical era? a) only idealized forms b)emotionless c) all 2D with very little depth
Which era changed the limitiations in art? Hellenistic
Who warned against the trojan horse and was killed by the gods with serpents? Laocoon and his 2 sons
What is refined clay called? slip
repose style is? gold hammered to shape
What is a round tomb? Tholos
Where was the death mask of Agnemnon found? in a tholos
What is a Vapeo? Vaphio
Santicios Appolo Similiar to cycladic idols
Where did a wealthy person live in Rome? town house
What is coffering? chunks taken out of concrete to ease the weight. it was then designed
what is the eye of a dome called? oculus
What are clerestory windows? windown above eye level designed to let in natural light
What are the 3 parts of an arch? keystone, springers, centering
What is the column of Trajan? a tower that an the emperor Trajan had built- spiral from top to bottom, told the story of a war
Mt. Vesuvius destroyed what town? Pompeii
decorated stone like marble? travertine
What is the structure made of hollow clay, that had an archaic smile? Apollo of Veii
waddle and daub is? neolithic material used to make walls. eg lattice and clay
Myron discus sculpture
what are genre scenes? sculptures of every day life
what is the technique used to "reveal" what leay beneath the fabric of statutes? wet drapery technique
entablature, frieze, cella, colonnade, portico, and pediment are all parts of what? A Greek temple
what is the band of decor on a greek temple? Frieze
what is the sacred room of a Greek temple called? Cella
What is a portico? porch of Greek temple
what are columns in the form of figures, usually female? Caryatids
What are teh 4 styles of Greek temples? antis, perepteral, dipteral, and tholos
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