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Study Guide I. Ancient Greece Classical Orders of Architecture: Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, Tuscan, and Composite. Parthenon – where is it located, who is it dedicated to, who built it, why was it built? Located in Athens, Greece (on the Athenian Acropolis). Dedicated to the goddess Athena. Directed by the Athenian statesman Pericles, the Parthenon was built by the architects Ictinus and Callicrates under the supervision of the sculptor Phidias. Myceneans – what trade skill s were they known for (think: mask), what was the most famous Myceneans that I spoke about, one I love saying their name and the other I think is a jerk who was in a famous war that involved Trojans, Myceneans and Spartans? Click or tap here to enter text. Heinrich Schliemann – who was he, what did find? a German archaeologist. He discovered unplundered royal shaft graves at Mycenae in 1876. Propylea – what is it, who designed it, Athena Promachos and designer The monumental gateway of the Acropolis was designed by the architect Mnesikles and constructed in 437- 432 B.C. II. Ancient Rome Augustus of Primaporta – who is it? What does it look like? What does it represent? Click or tap here to enter text. Pantheon – who built it, how does it look, special features Click or tap here to enter text. Five good emperors – who were they, what was the name of the 100 yrs of peace they celebrated? Click or tap here to enter text. Aqueducts – what are they, what are they made of, why are they important? Click or tap here to enter text. III. Byzantine Hagia Sophia – What does it mean, who built, why did it fall? Click or tap here to enter text. St Vitale in Ravenna – mosaics, who is it representing? What is in it? Click or tap here to enter text. Constantine – who was he? What did he pass? What is he known for? Where did he live? Click or tap here to enter text.
Islam – five pillars, any additional terms associated with the five pillars Click or tap here to enter text. Iconoclasm – what was it, who started it, when was it started? Click or tap here to enter text. Main themes of early Christian art? Click or tap here to enter text. IV. Early Medieval Pilgrimage Routes and “Way of St James” (Santiago de Compostela) Click or tap here to enter text. Lindisfarne Gospels – who created it, where was it created, what is it? Click or tap here to enter text. Bayeux Tapestry – what is this, who commissioned it, what is on it? Click or tap here to enter text. William the Conqueror – who is he, what did he do? Click or tap here to enter text. Charlemagne – who was he, what did he do? Click or tap here to enter text.

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