Ancient Greece Feb 25 Exam 2

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Ancient Greece Feb 25 Exam 2 EARLY GREEK ART AND ARCHITECTURE Architecture Temples o Orders 3 ways in which a temple can be built Doric Column stands directly on the temple floor; composed of drums Column has a very simple capital between it and the roof element First temple in stone were built with the Doric order Alternating metopes and triglyphs Metopes > where the art and decorations were put Simple, solid, and reassuring Ionic Stands on a base Curvy volutes on top of capital Don’t have metopes and triglyphs; instead they have a continuous frieze around the building o Story is continuous Pediment also held sculptures Lighter, airier, more graceful that the Doric order Corinthian Acanthus leaves instead of volutes decorating the column capital o Typical Plans Can be simple or complex Biggest temples found wherein the west (Italy and Sicily)
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Temple of Athena Nike Ionic columns o Continuous frieze around the top More decorative Temple of Hera in Italy Doric temple Largest Greek temple ever Peristyle o Long colonnade around the outside of the temple
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