Classical Societies Essay

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Classical Societies Essay For this essay I decided to pick Classical and Hellenistic Greece. I will pick one piece of art from both societies and explain what kind of art it is, what the artwork represents or expresses, how the art influenced that specific civilization, and etc. For the Classical Greece I picked figure 3.6 pg. 72, chapter 3, Procession of Women and for Hellenistic Greece I picked, Figure 3.19 pg. 85, Chapter 3, Portrait bust of Alexander the Great. The Greeks had developed a highly sophisticated culture, but it pales by comparison to developments in the so-called Athenian Golden Age, a period of unsurpassed cultural achievement that can be said to begin with the Athenian defeat of the Persians in 479 B.C.E. This Golden Age sparked Classical Greece. The piece of art I decided to pick for this time period is Procession of Women . When I look at this piece of art I see that these women are socializing and it’s a very strong piece of art. When I read what the art entailed it explained that it was the principle of unity and variety that is demonstrated. The figures have enough
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