(F2) Ancient Greece 2

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SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE ARC 1701 Architectural History for Non-Majors Summer Term  (F2) Ancient Greece 2: The Classical Hellenic and Hellenistic Periods (01) The Classical Hellenic Period : Athens and the " Golden Age of Greece " - Delian League: Athenian confederation in the Aegean area generated taxes - Pericles: enlightened ruler fostered/funded cultural activities (2) The Acropolis in Athens (Athena patron goddess of Athens) - Traditional defensive citadel became religious center of Athens - Many historical & religious associations (Athena - Poseidon conflict) - Pan-Athenic Festival Procession (every four years) carved on temple freize - Persians sack Athens & destroy old Acropolis temples (480 BCE ) (03) Parthenon (447-432 BCE ) Ictinius, Callicrates, and Phidias - Temple of Athena and the Treasury of the Delian League - Blew up (1687 CE) during Venice-Turkish conflict - Extraordinary optical refinements: entasis, tilted columns, curved stylobate - Metopes, frieze and pediment sculptures in British Museum (Elgin Marbles)
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