Thursday, February 25, 2016

Golden Age of Athens Continue

Greek Art
- about gods and highly skilled
- made of marble
- Statue of Athena and Statue of Poseidon
- 800 BCE human body and animal appear on pottery first time
Mosaic Art
- could be on wall or on floor
- used column
- Parthenon
Metal Art
- usually used bronze
Renaissance and Greek Art
- Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Donatello

Democracy Strengthen
- lower class citizens had a chance to be officials (paid salaries)
- should be male and adult (above 18)
- laws voted directly by all Athenian citizens
- executive branch is made up of appointed or elected officials
- defendants have attorneys
Delian League
- made of approximately 150 city-states
- leadership belonged to Athens
- headquarter is Delos

- be famous for temples
- open-theatre
Doric Column
- origined from western Greece
- simplest
- short, heavy and fluted
- have no base
- capital plain
Ionic Column
- origined from eastern Greece
- slender, fluted pillars
- large base
- two opposed scrolls
- tinniest and smallest
Corinthian Column
- have most details
- most ornate out of the three
- ornate capital decorated

- traditional style (used for 200 years to create temples)
- in honor of Athena
- built by Pericles
Nike of Samothrace
- also called Winged Victory of Samothrace
- located in Louvre, Paris
- in honor of sea battle
- built on hill overlooking Athens
- fortness

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