Flashcards in IV. Aegean Period, V. Greek Art, VI. Etruscan Period, VI Roman Deck (136)
The civilization that flourished on the Greek peninsula, in Asia Minor, on the north coast of Africa, and in the western Mediterranean until the establishment of the Roman dominion in 146 AD, characterized by a system of construction based on rules of FORM and PROPORTION.
The Aegean Period (3000-1200BC)
What are the 3 civilizations under the Aegean Period?
- Cycladic (3200-1200 BC)
- Minoan (3000-1500 BC)
- Mycenaean (1600-1300 BC)
A civilization under the Aegean Period that was named for the legendary king Minos of Crete.
The civilization under the Aegean Period that is from the land of the Legend of Troy.
The land of the Legend of Troy.
From which civilization under the Aegean period does the marble sculptures (idols) that are most found lying down in grave belong to?
A fresco (painted plaster) that is found from a wall of the Palace at Knossos with a bull and 3 human.figures.
The Bull Leaping Fresco
A spreading palace of stone and wood for the king, with so many chambers above and below ground. It consists of Pillow capitals and frescoes lined interior and portico walls.
Palace of Knossos
A Mycenaean funerary gold mask found in Tomb V in Royal circle A at the Acropolis of Mycenae.
Mask of Agamemnon
The Mycenaean fortress on a hill is entered through what gate?
Gate of Lions or Lions Gate
A prehistoric throne room. A building or semi-independent unit of a building, typically having rectangular principal chamber with a center hearth and a porch, often with columns in antis; traditional in Greece since Mycenaean times and believed to be the ancestor of the Doric temple.
What are the 3 parts of a Megaron?
- Front Porch w/ 2 columns
- Antechamber (Vestibule)
- Throne Room
The beehive tombs of the Mycenaean.
The arrangement of courses of layers of stone so that each level projects over a stone.
The term which means city in Greek.
A period in Greek art wherein pottery decoration moved beyond simple shapes to also include animals and humans. Everything, however, was rendered with the use of simple geometric shapes.
The Greek art period best known for the beginnings of realistic depictions of humans and (no coincidence) monumental stone sculptures. The construction of oldest Doric and Ionic temples as well as the life-size stone statues such as Kourus and Kore.
The limestone Greek male statue.
The limestone Greek female statue.
In which Greek art period does the black and red figure ware belong to?
It was during this Greek art period that human statues became so heroically proportioned. Contrapposto in statues. Rebuilding of the Athenian Acropolis.
The contrary positions of the arms and legs.
Of or pertaining to ancient Greek history, cultural art, especially before the time of Alexander the Great. It was during this time that the Corinthian capitals were introduced.
A style under the Hellenic period which is characterized by movement; towards increasing naturalness and freedom of form; use of lost wax method and bronze casting.
A Greek temple during the Classical Period dedicated to the goddess Artemis. It was located in Ephesus.
Temple of Artemis
Of or pertaining to Greek, culture and art of the times of Alexander the Great's death in 323 BC through the 1st century BC during which the Greek dynasties were established in Egypt, Syrian and Persia, and Greek culture was modified by foreign elements.
A Greek pottery style characterized by the assimilation of Eastern iconography. Shapes are larger and more curvilinear, and geometric patterns are now used simply as borders.
A Grek pottery style wherein the artist painted the figure in black silhouette with a slip made of clay and water.
A Greek pottery style wherein figures were left in red against a black background, and details were painted in black.
Late Archaic to Classical