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Unformatted text preview: Was beautified by Perides where various structures were built. -- Phidias worked on the Parthenon. The Architects were Iktinos and Kallikrates. -- The pediment is the triangular sculpture zone. It has the story of Athenas birth on the Parthenon. The West Pediment is the contest of Athena and Poseidon.-- Metopes are square architectural elements. There are 4 different themes, one on each side: *North is the sack of Troy and Greeks and East Trojans. * Gods versus giants. * Greeks and warrior Amazons. * Battle of Lapiths and Centaurs. -- All four themes represent order versus chaos.-- Frieze of Parthenon- Has the Panathenaiac Procession. Gods are shown amongst the people.-- Erechtheion has the caryatid porch and women as the columns. *Has oldest cult rites of Acropolis....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course CLT 3370 taught by Professor Magill during the Fall '08 term at FSU.
- Fall '08