Ancient Greece and Rome
• Try and name at least
three Greek or Roman
gods and goddesses.
• In what myths can
those be foun...
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)
• Com...
Greek Architecture Vocabulary
• Frieze - Section of carvings between the
pediment and the architrave.
• Pediment- Flat tri...
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 T...
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 god...
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 t...
Roman Architecture
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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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