Athens
Gymnasium  Sanctuary of Zeus  Competition field Temple of Hera  Treasuries
 
 
 
 
Pankration No holds barred fighting – introduced into the Olympics in 648 bc
 
 
 
 
 
Theatre of Dionysus
 
 
 
Agora
Panathenaic Way to Acropolis
Reading: Chapter 5 (Ancient Greece) through page 120  <ul><li>Quiz on Wednesday covering last two lectures, readings throu...
The Acropolis <ul><li>Athens, Greece </li></ul><ul><li>“ Acropolis” is a generic term which means  city in the sky </li></...
 
Abbreviated history of wars involving Greek city/states <ul><li>Battles against the Persians – First victory is against th...
<ul><li>Pericles institutes a 30 year peace pact with the Spartans in 445 bce (this actually only lasts 14 years) </li></u...
 
 
 
 
 
Kore
 
Kouros
 
Temple of Athena Nike, Ionic,  private citizen donation, architect:  Kallikrates Frieze – many scenes of Nike as Victory o...
 
 
Propylaia, Doric, grand entryway into the temples of the Acropolis, 437 – 432 bce, Architect:  Mnesicles
 
 
 
Parthenon, Doric outside, Ionic inside, 448 – 437 bce. Architects:  Iktinos and Kallikrates
 
 
 
Parthenon reconstruction in Nashville! Battle of Greeks and Amazons on her shield
Colossal sculpture of Zeus, also by Phidias
In 1697 the Turks used the Parthenon as a gun powder storage unit
Metopes Triglyphs Pediment
 
 
 
 
Subject matter of the metopes <ul><li>West side :  Greeks vs. Amazons </li></ul><ul><li>North side :  Greeks vs. Trojans <...
Centaur Lapith
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  • Olympic sports – wrestling, boxing, extreme boxing, regular running races, and races in full armor – 50 to 60 pounds of it. Horse racing and chariot racing too.
  • Go to the theatre – theatre of Dionysus
  • Weddings, actors, voting
  • Week 5 sept 29 and oct 4

    1. 1. Athens
    2. 2. Gymnasium Sanctuary of Zeus Competition field Temple of Hera Treasuries
    3. 7. Pankration No holds barred fighting – introduced into the Olympics in 648 bc
    4. 13. Theatre of Dionysus
    5. 17. Agora
    6. 18. Panathenaic Way to Acropolis
    7. 19. Reading: Chapter 5 (Ancient Greece) through page 120 <ul><li>Quiz on Wednesday covering last two lectures, readings through page 120 </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrate on the buildings of the Acropolis, Greek culture, Lost Wax Technique (page 108) and sculptural proportions (page 110) </li></ul><ul><li>Slides from Wednesday and today will go up as one presentation this afternoon and I will email the link </li></ul><ul><li>Last quiz results : </li></ul><ul><li>11 point Gold Star to: Michelle! </li></ul><ul><li>10 point Silver Stars to: Brandon, Will, Robert, Megan, Chaz, Jim, Carol, Tyia! </li></ul>
    8. 20. The Acropolis <ul><li>Athens, Greece </li></ul><ul><li>“ Acropolis” is a generic term which means city in the sky </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings on the Acropolis that we are going to be covering: Propylaia, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon, Erechtheion </li></ul><ul><li>Begun at the instigation of Pericles who wanted to reconstruct the buildings </li></ul>
    9. 22. Abbreviated history of wars involving Greek city/states <ul><li>Battles against the Persians – First victory is against the Persians at Marathon in 490 bce. Athens wins almost single handedly because the Spartans got there too late. </li></ul><ul><li>Athens discovers a silver mine shortly thereafter and puts the money in to an amazing fleet of ships (Athens becomes a super power) </li></ul><ul><li>Persians are not happy about the Athenian victory and burn the buildings on the Acropolis in 480 bce. </li></ul><ul><li>461 bce Pericles in charge – forms an alliance with Sparta’s enemies – Sparta is in allegiance with the Peloponnesians – lots of fighting </li></ul>
    10. 23. <ul><li>Pericles institutes a 30 year peace pact with the Spartans in 445 bce (this actually only lasts 14 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Athens is rolling in tribute money – people paying the taxes are upset, Sparta is very jealous </li></ul><ul><li>Until 404 bce when Sparta invades Athens, this is the golden years of Classical Greek civilization lasting from approximately 462 bce until 404 bce </li></ul><ul><li>This is the period of the building of the Acropolis, Democracy, non-compelled military service, Athenian power over the League, theatre as we know it, etc. </li></ul>
    11. 29. Kore
    12. 31. Kouros
    13. 33. Temple of Athena Nike, Ionic, private citizen donation, architect: Kallikrates Frieze – many scenes of Nike as Victory or paying tribute One of the last buildings to be built on the Acropolis – 427 – 424 bce (the Erechtheion was the very last building)
    14. 36. Propylaia, Doric, grand entryway into the temples of the Acropolis, 437 – 432 bce, Architect: Mnesicles
    15. 40. Parthenon, Doric outside, Ionic inside, 448 – 437 bce. Architects: Iktinos and Kallikrates
    16. 44. Parthenon reconstruction in Nashville! Battle of Greeks and Amazons on her shield
    17. 45. Colossal sculpture of Zeus, also by Phidias
    18. 46. In 1697 the Turks used the Parthenon as a gun powder storage unit
    19. 47. Metopes Triglyphs Pediment
    20. 52. Subject matter of the metopes <ul><li>West side : Greeks vs. Amazons </li></ul><ul><li>North side : Greeks vs. Trojans </li></ul><ul><li>East side : Gods vs. Giants </li></ul><ul><li>South side : Centaurs vs. Lapiths </li></ul>
    21. 53. Centaur Lapith
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