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Ancient greece and rome

  1. 1. 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.
  2. 2. Art and Architecture of Ancient Greece
  3. 3. Characteristics of Greek Architecture Appeared Heavy Marble Carefully Planned Lean Inward Columns Open
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. Frieze - Section of carvings between the pediment and the architrave.
  7. 7. Pediment- Flat triangular area at each end of building
  8. 8. Architrave –The lintel which stretches across the tops of the columns
  9. 9. Cornice – Border around the pediment
  10. 10. Column – Vertical pole which supports the weight of a buildings roof. In Ancient Greece there were three types. • Three Types
  11. 11. Identify the column type on this building • Parthenon
  12. 12. On this one • Temple for Nike in Athens
  13. 13. And this one • Temple of Zeus
  14. 14. Finally
  15. 15. Greek Art Censored
  16. 16. 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.
  17. 17. Greek Sculpture • This is a Roman marble copy of a Greek bronze sculpture. Dying Gaul, Original c. 3rd Century B.C.E
  18. 18. 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.
  19. 19. Roman Architecture

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