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  • Ancient Greece and Rome • Try and name at least three Greek or Roman gods and goddesses. • In what myths can those be found? • Make a thumbnail sketch of one of those myths.
  • Art and Architecture of Ancient Greece
  • Characteristics of Greek Architecture Appeared Heavy Marble Carefully Planned Lean Inward Columns Open
  • Greek Architecture • Parthenon – Temple in Athens dedicated to the goddess Athena. (Greek goddess of war and wisdom) • Completed in 438 B.C.E. • Parthenon has also served as a Christian church as well as an Islamic temple.
  • Greek Architecture Vocabulary • Frieze - Section of carvings between the pediment and the architrave. • Pediment- Flat triangular area at each end of building • Architrave –The lintel which stretches across the tops of the columns • Cornice – Border around the pediment • Column – Vertical pole which supports the weight of a buildings roof. In Ancient Greece there were three types.
  • Frieze - Section of carvings between the pediment and the architrave.
  • Pediment- Flat triangular area at each end of building
  • Architrave –The lintel which stretches across the tops of the columns
  • Cornice – Border around the pediment
  • Column – Vertical pole which supports the weight of a buildings roof. In Ancient Greece there were three types. • Three Types
  • Identify the column type on this building • Parthenon
  • On this one • Temple for Nike in Athens
  • And this one • Temple of Zeus
  • Finally
  • Greek Art Censored
  • Greek Sculptures • Greek sculptures were created from bronze. • Greek sculptures were usually representations of their gods. • Many of the Greek artworks which have survived are marble Roman copies. • This artwork is often called god from the sea, because it was rescued from the Artemision sea.
  • Greek Sculpture • This is a Roman marble copy of a Greek bronze sculpture. Dying Gaul, Original c. 3rd Century B.C.E
  • Greek Pottery • Like the Egyptians Greek artworks often told a story. In this example registers on a Greek pot were used to tell a famous story.
  • Roman Architecture