hellenistic culture, greek class 12-5

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Hellenistic Culture Benjamin V. Hicks December 5, 2007
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Art and Literature Key Themes Realism focuses on common folk and not on statues of gods and heroes that are perfect in form Ordinary Humans, no heroes Works of these times also include aprts of ordinary life. Scholastic Pedanticism requires specialized learning to master. Pedanticism means you are focusing on points of life that are uninteresting to most people, a.k.a overexaggeratin intellectual aspects. Centers of Culture and Learning are outside of Geographical Greece Pergamon // Pergamum Alexandria
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Altar of Zeus at Pergamon the altar of zeus had drawings on the sides.
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Altar of Zeus at Pergamum in Literature Rev. 2:12-13 NIV To the Angel of the church of Pergamum write: These are the words of him who has the sharp, double-edged sword. I know where you live--- where Satan has his throne . Yet you remain true to my name. You did not renounce your faith in me, even in the days of Antipas, my faithful witness, who was put to death in your city--- where Satan lives . zeus and other gods are seen as satan in christian and jewish literature.
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113 Meter Frieze: Gigantomachy in hellenistic sculpture,conveying the human form becomes more accurate.
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Nyx hurls a vessel nyx hurls a vessel-there is a more realistic portrayal of clothing.
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course CC 301 taught by Professor Bolmarich during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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