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Formative period of ancient greek art


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Formative period of ancient greek art

  1. 3. <ul><li>(2900 -2000 B.C.) </li></ul><ul><li>This period in antiquity corresponds to the introduction of metallurgy </li></ul><ul><li>The use of bronze for making tools, weapons, and ceremonial objects. </li></ul>
  2. 4. <ul><li>(2000 – 1600 B.C.) </li></ul><ul><li>This is the bronze age civilization that flourished in the island of Crete. </li></ul><ul><li>It was named after the legendary King Minos. </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>(1600 – 1100 B.C) </li></ul><ul><li>This is the period of high cultural achievement, forming the backdrop subsequent myths of heroes. </li></ul><ul><li>The period is named after the Kingdom of Mycenae. </li></ul><ul><li>The archaeological site where fabulous works in gold have been unearthed. </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>(1100 – 750 B.C.) </li></ul><ul><li>The period between the fall of Mycenaean civilization and the re-adoption of writing in the 8 th or 7 th century B.C. </li></ul><ul><li>The country was weak and a tribe called DORIANS took over. </li></ul><ul><li>The dorians invaded from the north, with iron weapons, laid waste the Mycenaean culture. </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>(750 – 500 B.C.) </li></ul><ul><li>This is the period which marked the beginning of Greek monumental stone sculptures and other development in the naturalistic representation of human figure. </li></ul><ul><li>KOURO – Prominent figures </li></ul><ul><li>APOLLO – young nude male </li></ul><ul><li>KORE – fully clad female </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>(500 – 336 B.C.) </li></ul><ul><li>Classical period of ancient Greek history is fixed when Greeks began to come into conflict with the Kingdom of Persia. </li></ul><ul><li>Death of King Macedonian and conqueror Alexander the great. </li></ul><ul><li>Athens reached political and cultural heights </li></ul>