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CLASSICAL GREECE AGE OF PARTHENON
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Early Greek Art Continued Architecture: 6 th century development of monumental architecture The Greek Temple
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Doric order Ionic order
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Doric Order
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Paestum: Temple of Hera II ca 500 BCE
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Ionic Order
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Age of Parthenon 5th century BCE
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508 BCE: Athens, Introduction of Democracy 490-480 BCE: Clash with Persian Empire
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Persian empire : Persepolis 518- 460 BCE (! Your textb. pp. 40-41)
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DARIUS I (521-486): “I am Darius, great King, King of Kings, King of countries, King of this earth”
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The outcome: cf. and contrast…
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Perikles ’s building program
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Unformatted text preview: Parthenon: 448-432 BCE Application of golden mean 2n+1 proportional system Toronto Model of Athena Parthenos (gold and ivory) Optical Refinements: nothing is straight, nothing is vertical, but it looks so! Parthenon: Highlights of sculptural decoration An encyclopaedia of images e.g. East Side. Pediment: Birth of Athena . Metopes: Gigantomachy The Parthenon Frieze Parthenon Frieze : a community idealized in performance of self-aggrandizing ritual: procession in honor of Athena Do we need the Parthenon?...
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