Architecture and Function

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/18/11 Architecture and Function Katie McIntyre ART/101
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6/18/11 Buddhism Buddhism architecture has its root deeply implanted in the Indian soil-the birthplace of the Buddha’s teachings. The Buddhist architecture began with the development of various symbols, representing aspects of the Buddha’s life.
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6/18/11 Examples of Buddhism Caves or grottoes are the oldest form of the Buddhist architecture. They are also known as the rock-cut monasteries, which were hewn from the cliffs and rock walls of the valleys. The Buddhist caves trace back their beginning around 100 BCE. The most significant cave is Ajanta caves, near modern Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
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6/18/11 Christianity Architecture When the Roman Emperor Constantine legalized Christianity in the Edict of Milan in 313 CE, Christian art became imperial art. The classical art of Greece and Rome emphasized the humanity of its figures, that corporeal reality. But the Christian God was not moral and could not even be comfortably
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This note was uploaded on 06/18/2011 for the course ART 101 taught by Professor Annavida during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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