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1

Identify three characteristics of Classical Greek sculpture.

1.) Peaceful
2.) Heroic
3.) Captures the Ideal and Perfect

2

The Hellenistic Period is considered the period between _______ and the ______.

Death of Alexander the Great
Beginning of the Roman Empire

3

Define tesserae.

Tiny stones/pieces of glass cut to specific sizes and shapes

4

Who is the artist of the Diskobolos.

Myron

5

What is the order of the Temple of Olympian Zeus?

Corinthian

6

How long is the frieze on the Altar of Zeus?

400 ft long

7

Where is the Temple of Olympian Zeus located?

Athens

8

What is the date of the Temple of Olympian Zeus?

175 BC

9

How many larger-than-life size figures are on the Altar of Zeus?

100

10

Identify one characteristic of the Lyssipan tradition

Get the full affect by walking around the work

11

How are art and nature combined in Nike of Samothrace

The fountains flowing water creates the illusion of waves against the ship

12

What is the date of the Nike of Samothrace?

190 BC

13

The Sleeping Satyr is also called _____

Barberini Faun

14

How does Old Market Woman reflect social change?

depicts the new unstable social class

15

Who was the sculpture of Alexander the Great?

Lysippos

16

Identify three Greek philosophers.

Plato
Socrates
Aristotle

17

Identify four characteristics of the Laocoon Group

1.) Dramatic facial expressions
2.) Dramatic motion
3.) Strong diagonal
4.) muscles flexed

18

What is the style of Gustav Courbet?

Realism

19

What is the style of Diego Velasquez?

Spanish Baroque

20

What is the date of the Venus de Milo?

150 BC

21

What is the order of the Temple Athena Nike?

Ionic

22

Who discovered Tut's tomb?

Howard Carter

23

What culture flourished on the island of Crete?

Minoan

24

What palace is located on the island of Crete?

Knossos

25

___ sea is between Greece ad Asia Minor

Mediterranean

26

____ is an ancient circular tomb.

Grave circle A (Mycenaean tomb of kings and families)

27

What is the first historic work of art?

Palette of King Narmer

28

Who is the artist of Luncheon on the Grass?

Eduard Manet

29

What is the style of Seurat?

Pointillism

30

____ is a bench-shaped Egyptian tomb.

mastaba

31

What is the first monumental royal tomb?

Stepped pyramids of King Zoser

32

With what culture is the Ishtar Gate associated with?

Neo-Babylonian

33

Column from the High Empire

Trajan

34

Arch from the Late Empire

Constantine

35

Reminder of divine descent in Augustus of Primaporta

Cupid

36

Poses with authority and persuasiveness

Allus Mellus

37

Patricians celebrated their elevated states through the creation of

Portraits

38

Begins with overthrowing last Etruscan King

Roman republican period

39

Augustus was crowned as Jupiter on this

Gemma Augustea

40

accessible only at the front, Temple of Portunis

High podium

41

Superrealistic

Veristic

42

oasis in the heart of Pompeii

Forum

43

Catches rainwater in the Roman House

Impluvium

44

What is the throat of the Roman house

Fauces

45

Two characteristics of the Roman House

1.) inward looking in nature
2.) Influenced by Etruscans architecture

46

First Style (masonry style)

painted Stucco to look like marble

47

Second style

creates 3D illusion on floors ceiling and walls- created through pictorials
Intuitive perspective
atmospheric perspective

48

atmospheric perspective

creates the illusion of distance ex. Tribute money

49

Third style

Delicate linear Fantasies

50

Forth Style

obsessions with illusions returned

51

Portrait of a husband and wife (Pompeii)

1.) depicted as educated
2.) Individualized

52

Still life with peaches

illusion created here is the furthest advance by ancient painters in representational technique

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August

Rome's first emperor

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Constantine

First Christian emperor