Parthenon Video Notes - ARCH 249 Parthenon...

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ARCH 249 Parthenon 02/18/2016 ° As you watch, takes notes on ° 1) Where is the Parthenon located in the city of Athens? Why is that location culturally  significant? Just beyond the Acropolis, where the men came to vote.  ° ° 2) When was Parthenon built and by whom? Why did they invest so much effort and money in its construction? 2500 years ago by the Greeks it was a temple to Athens and Athena – they wanted to glorify both ° ° 3) What kinds of materials and construction techniques were used? Entasis Marble Coulmns to support super structure  ° ° 4) What would you say are the 3-4 most important elements of its design? Precision Columns  Entasis ° ° 5) What would you say is the most interesting thing YOU learned about Parthenon, in general, 
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Unformatted text preview: from this video? The amount of effort and accurarcy the greeks put into the structure, and the fact it was built in only 9 years & & *We will begin class on Thursday with your answers to these questions, so please be prepared to contribute to the class discussion. & & The building is in danger of collapsing & Though it looks straight, it is curved and different by fractions of a millimeter & Restoration = over 30 yrs and 100 million dollars & Parthenon = muscular columns & majestic capitals = symbol of classical world Originally built to glorify Athens Most copied building in the world & 02/18/2016 & 02/18/2016 &...
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