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Ancient Greek Art

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Greek architecture is important because it has produced buildings of great beauty. In the US, it has even today its influence on the building of town halls, justice courts and stately homes where 'Greek' pillars are often adorning the entrance.
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Olympia The statue of Zeus was built to praise Zeus and show his glory and power to the people who visited
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Greece is located in Southeastern Europe and has its roots in the ancient Greece civilization. Greece is well known for its philosophical and democratic background. Let us have a quick look at some famous things in Greece: Greece is famous for its beautiful buildings.Greece is famous for its histori…
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Answer:Nude Shaped perfectly godlike Answer The famous statue of Zeus at Olympia, created by the sculptor Pheidias, one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World The majestic statue of Athena, at Parthenon, in Athens Acropolis also a Pheidias work. Answer Iniochos of Delphi a b…
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Art as such can be traced back to the Neanderthal period. Paintings of animals have been found in cave across the world and as yet archaeologist have not found anything that is supported by the same amount of evidence to show its beginnings prior to this
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Pablo Picasso Leonardo Da Vinci Wassily Kandinsky Claude Monet Vincent Van Gogh Rafael Any Warhol Salvador Dali Donatello Sandro Botticelli Michelangelo Titian Albrecht Durer El Greco Henri Rousseau Mary Cassat Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Georgia O'Keefe
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Myron Myron (fl.c.480-440 B.C.), Greek sculptor, an older contemporary of the sculptors Phidias, and Polyclitus, considered by the ancients as one of the most versatile and innovative of all Attic sculptors.Born in Eleutherae, he lived most of his life in Athens and is repeatedly called an Athenian…
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About 457 B.C. 430 BC
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Ancient Greece is considered to cover the time from the 9th century BCE through the period of the Roman Empire - say into the first century or so of the Common Era.
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You'll find several hundred strictly Greek gods and equal number of Greek/Roman gods. The 16 major gods are: Zeus: was the king of gods. he was also the god of the sky and weater. Hera: was the queen of gods. she was also the goddess of marrige and children. Poseidon: god of the 7 seas and earthqu…
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Influential contributions to culture have a kind of immortality. The best place to observe this is in architecture. It is not uncommon for even starkly modern buildings to have stylised Roman arches and columns. Language, too, even while changing, keeps its link with the past, so that the make up o…
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Answer Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, 11th Earl of Kincardine (1766-1841) - of the eponymous Elgin Marbles
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It believed to be the work of Alexandros of Antioch. It was formerly thought to have been crafted by Praxiteles but this has since been discounted.
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cover yourself in a whit powder and stand compltely still
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Not many paintings survive from ancient Greece because most were done on wood board and were not well protected. Surviving are numerous examples of vase painting. These pieces range from drinking vessels to urns and date from the 6th century BC. The first style is Geometric moving into Black figure,…
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What is the diffences between Greek art and Egyptian art? This answer is specifically about difference between Greek and Egyptian SCULPTURE. First, the Greek sculptors liberated their figures from the original stone block. The Egyptian obsession with permanence was alien to the Greeks, who were pr…
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by all sorts of tools that were exisited.a fact about the statue of Zeus is that was tall as a 3 story building
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one thing is that many buildings use ideas from Greek architecture
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The statue of Zeus was built in honor to Zeus, and to show his glory to visitors.
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Greek culture affects the American culture today in many ways. First of all, some of the architectual designs used thousands of years ago are still useful, and comonly used in many important and famous American buildings today. Some examples would be the Lincoln Memorial, and the White House, which …
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zeus was a very important emperor in history books Greek god
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Phidias sculpted this brilliant peace of art work.The Statue of Zeus at Olympia was created by the Greek sculptor Phidias, in about 432 B. The statue of the seated god was some 12 meters (39 feet) tall and occupied the whole width of the aisle of the temple built to house it.
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In Ancient Greece, the most celebrated and popular theatre venue was the Theatre of Dionysus, which lie on the southeast side of the Acropolis, in central Athens. Consecrated first as the temenos of Dionysos Eleuthereus ("Dionysus Liberator"), what would become a grand masterpiece of Ancient Greek a…
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Classical art is art that is classic and it shows no expression in thje face, no background or perspective and it shows the people active and in motion and heroic figures and common people doing everyday tasks
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white male, blue eyes, white hair and beard, looks around 50 years old. That is the western image of christian god portrayed in movies/tv shows and such. But nobody knows, it all depends on the religion too. Muslims believe in One Unseen God. You can not imgine how your Creator looks like because A…
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you suck loser. make me mad i dare you.
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The patrons of art in ancient Greece were the wealthy or those belonging to the upper class during this time. Wealthy patrons would commission works of arts, such as Kore statues, which was a statue of a young woman.
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1. Roen Cathedral made in 1892 2. Water-lily pond made in 1899 3. Water lilies made in 1916 4. Impression Sunrise made in 1873 5. Haystack End of Summer made in 1891
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There are so many greek gods and goddesses because the Greeks believed there was a god or goddess for most specific things; gods and goddesses for war, hunting, childbirth, love, arts & crafts, household, etc.
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Perhaps she played "armless wrestling." Now, if you mean a living being with that name, then the sport would likely be horse racing, since there is at least one horse with that name.
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The sculpture Aphrodite of Milos, known as Venus de Milo, is a Greek statue thought to have been sculpted by Alexandros of Antioch (circa 130-100 BC). The sculpture was discovered in 1820, having lost both its arms prior to being hidden away. The right arm had either been carved separately or broken…
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They added more details to sculpting and made the design more realistic just like we do in sculpting today.
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The Greek orders are well illustrated in Wikipedia. Click link below tor read!
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There were many artists in Ancient Greece. They did paintings and sculptures, as well as the dramatic arts. Some of these artists included Aetion, Agatharchos, and Ageladas.
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I have often said that it would be a crime against humanity to visit Greece and not go the Parthenon. It is the primary symbol of the birth of western civilization. Read more about Athens and Greece at http://www.parosparadise.com/Greece.htm 1.500.000 visitors per year enjoy the experience of Part…
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The statue of zeus is bout 400ft tall
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the Parthenon is actually only one,located on the acropolis holly cliff.it was a temple dedicated to goddess Athens.there are though quite a few temples in Greece looking similar to the Parthenon
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Ancient Greek art consisted of pottery, sculpture, and paintings. Modern Greek art consists of paintings and sculptures, the same as it did in ancient Greece.
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the greek art and architecture expressed greek ideas of beauty and harmony.
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ideal, or perfect,figures.
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There are twelve main gods. Each one looks different. And there are many different depictions of each one.
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The Colossus was completed in 280 B.C., after twelve years of construction. It was toppled during an earthquake in 226 B.C. So it had stood erect for only 56 years. However, the toppled remains were left where they had fallen for about 880 years, until Rhodes fell to an invading Arab army in 654 A.…
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tools made from metal and wood
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Think it is naturalism. Answer 2: Rather beauty and harmony.
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The Greeks had gods for just about every natural force, emotion and intangible concept you can think of, so they were nearly innumerable. However, the most commonly referenced gods and goddesses were the Olympians, and they numbered 12.
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Some tools used by the ancient Greeks were washing tables for mining, calipers, cranes, and winches. The Greeks had technologies such as streets, central heating, and showers.
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In 447 - 432 BC.
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There is a difference between "art" and "fine art". Art is a general term and can also refer to ceramics for example. Fine arts, historically, were painting, sculpture, architecture, music and poetry, with minor arts including drama and dancing. Today, the term "fine arts" is mostly associated with …
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Ancient Greek sculpture aimed at expressing perfect beauty and harmony. The Romans revered their ancestors and wanted their exact looks.
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They didn't have "jobs" per se, they were divinities. They did whatever they wanted. That said, there were a few gods who performed specific tasks regularly. For example, Helios (later Apollo) drove the sun chariot while Selene (later Artemis) drove the moon and Hermes guided souls to the Underworl…
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The Parthenon is a temple of the Greek goddess Athena, built in the 5th century BC on the Athenian Acropolis. It is the most important surviving building of Classical Greece, generally considered to be the culmination of the development of the Doric order. Its decorative sculptures are considered on…
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The statue of zues is one of the ancient wonders of the world.it got detroyed by a man. He set it on fire.
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The Parthenon is located in Athens, Greece on the Acropolis. Because it is in Greece, the continent is Europe.
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The country of Greece is located in Europe near Asia and Africa. Turkey, Albania, Bulgaria and Macedonia border Greece.
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It was made out of marvel/marble and stone.
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It was erected in the Temple of Zeus at the sanctuary of Olympia, Greece. It no longer exists.
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The first person said because its special but no its because it when the Olympics started.
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In July 2009, it was recorded to be 57.2
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After the big explosion in 1687 there is nothing at all in the center.
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The expression of sentiments, the forcefulness of details and the violence of the movements are characteristics of Hellenistic sculpture.Classical sculpture sought perfect beauty, balance and harmony.
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The ancient Greeks held the Olympics in honour of the Greek God Zeus.
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What do you want to know? Aristocracy--One king governing all men. Monarchy--A Few Nobles governing all men. Democracy--All men governing themselves.
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when did greek civilization begin; it began around 2000 BC
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because the greek saw stuff like that much different than we do now. they saw the simplicity in nature there for no clothes!
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Phidias, a Greek sculptor, painter and architect, who lived in the 5th century BC.
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In Athens, Greece, Europe.
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One area in society in which creativity can be expressed is in cooking. The other two areas in society are art, and music as well.
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Reason because Greeks (especially Athens) loved wisdom (or philosophy). Moderation, balance and harmony because they believed in perfection and the golden ratio, as to help form a flawless world.
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It was not discovered, it was built by the architects Iktinos and Kallikrates in 447-432 BC.
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Of course they did. But after 2500 years some of it is damaged.
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It reveals that the Greeks appreciated athletic events and good looks!
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776 BC in olympia
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The artists in ancient Greece are not known by name. Sculpting, painting and other art forms were considered trades, just like a carpenter or a stone mason. AdditionYet two famous painters were Zeuxis and Bryaxis.
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The Parthenon was very important to the ancient Greeks. This is because it shows their amazing architecture and housed many art pieces. This building was built as a gift to the gods and shows their importance of religion.
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The Classical Period (480-323 B.C.) of ancient Greece began with triumph of Athens over Persian armies. Under the political leadership of Pericles, Athens entered a Golden Age (480-404 B.C.), developing a vigorous democracy that, despite its achievements, denied most women any rights and eventually …
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The temple of Athena Parthenos, the virgin goddess. Parthenos = virgin.
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On the Greek island of Melos.
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è the discus thrower statue reveals a taste for grace and form in a nude male athlete. It also seems to support athletic involvement.
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There is a famous statue at "The Louvre: Venus de Milo" . Click link below to find out more!
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Common materials of Greek architecture were wood, used for supports and roof beams; plaster, used for sinks and bathtubs; unbaked brick, used for walls, especially for private homes; limestone and marble, used for columns, walls, and upper portions of temples and public buildings; terracotta, used f…
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Simplicity and balance
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Many people many times over several thousands of years up to the 20th Century CE. Do you have a specific period in mind.
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Well... First of all, the language was abit different and second of all, the way they lived waz very different too!!!
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They made beautiful buildings such as columns and monuments, that eventually the Romans copied and then everyone copied.
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I believe the pyxis box was generally made of either, stone, wood, or ceramics depending on the creator.
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If you mean sculptors in the myths themselves, then there's Hephaestus, who created Pandora, the first woman. There's also Pygmalion, who spurned love and created the statue of a woman. He fell in love with the statue, and Aphrodite (or Venus, as she's referred to in the myth) took pity on him and c…
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what should we do for the project based on clothes
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falling action of troy
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Agamemnon died 38 years after his birth so in 2001
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the answer is orange. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvPb1OCpfro
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as long of how much fetot goes into it so about 19 hours for adam dodsworth
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It is a long sculpted frieze which used to run along the inside of the Parthenon. Some of it is in the British Museum, London, some in the Acropolis Museum, Athens. The part in London is called the Elgin Marbles.
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In ancient Greece there were: painting on walls, wood panels and vases; sculpture in bronze and marble pottery textile art jewelry and more
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