10-17-08 Arch 350 - 10-17-08 Midterm Key works –...

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10-17-08 Midterm Key works – identification Key terms – definition – from Kostof Key building types – identification and talk about Essay question – short – synthesize something Cities of Aegean General Terms:  Minoan  (Crete), ca 3000-1500 BC -  Mycenaean  (Mainland Greece), ca 1600-100 BC  Hittite  (Turkey), ca 1600-700 BC    Building Types:  City  Gate  – point of entry, weakest point in the wall, opening barrier.  Appearance  reflects strength. Beehive  Tomb  – circular tomb with dromos (passageway) and tholos  (underground vault) Megaron  - the "great hall" of Mycenaean culture.  The rectangular hall, fronted by  an open, two-columned porch and a more or less central hearth traditional in  Greece since Mycenaean times, ancestor of the temple in Greece. Space that  held doorways used to ventilate rooms, half doors   Key Terms:   Tholos  – circular form – referring to underground tombs circular in layout – 
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