Flashcards in Greek Key Terms Deck (15):
-an artificial looking smile
-The smile is the Archaic sculptor’s way of indicating that the person portrayed is alive.
-Festival for Athena that happens every 4 years.
-The Ionic order is characterized by, among other features, volutes, capitals, columns with bases, and an uninterrupted frieze.
-The Doric order is characterized by, among other features, capitals with funnel-shaped echinuses, columns without bases, and a frieze of triglyphs and metopes.
-Consists of a double row of acanthus leaves from which tendrils and flowers grow, wrapped around a bell-shaped echinus.
-The triangular area contained within the peak of a temple's roof and often contains sculptural relief narrating events from the lives of the gods.
-The chamber at the center of an ancient temple.
-Means to "stand against" (in Italian).
-The name of the stylistic period that began with the death of Alexander the Great.
-Art became more varied in subject matter and style and was often highly dramatic, exaggerated, tragic, passionate, and intense.
-Author of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
-Red figure on Greek vases is achieved when a reddish-clay pot is fired with a black glaze which is scratched away to reveal the inverse images of patterns or scenes.
-Simply a technique of painting the glaze directly on the reddish-clay body of the pot.