SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE ARC 1701 Architectural History for Non-Majors Summer Term (F1) Ancient Greece 1: (01) Mycenaean Culture (1500-1100 BCE ) Bronze Age - Minoan influence- Legendary heroes of Homer's Iliad & Odyssey (a pre-Greek civilization)- Mainland Greece small “city states” loosely united under king of Mycenae- Citadel (acropolis) fortified hilltop = defensible settlements- “Cyclopean” masonry construction: massive stone walls, corbelled arch/vault (2) Citys: Tiryns and Mycenae- Massive walls, corbelled vault passageways, defensive concepts in planning- Megaron : house with porch, interior columns & central hearth; precedent for evolution of Greek temple form, Minoan influence on decorative arts & form - Mycenae excavated by archaeologist Schliemann in 19th century - Beehive Tomb: tholos (tomb) and dromos (passageway) w/ corbelled vaults- Monumental Gateway at Mycenae: The Lion Gate w/ trabeated form & lions- Dorian Invasion
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2011 for the course ARC 1701 taught by Professor Cappellari during the Summer '08 term at University of Florida.