INTRO TO ART HISTORY ESSAY QUESTION IDEAS

INTRO TO ART HISTORY ESSAY QUESTION IDEAS - 20:38...

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20:38 Essay Questions   1) Discuss the re-construction of the Athenian acropolis.  How did  Pericles lead the High Classical Period? How and why was the  Acropolis built? How did Pericles procure the funding for the re- development of the Acropolis? What stories did the pediments on the  Parthenon tell? What do the Doric frieze and Processional frieze of  the Parthenon depict? What is the Propylaia? What extraordinary  artifacts are contained in the Erechtheion? the Temple of Athena  Nike? Perciles- came from a wealthy family, very well educated, surrounded  himself with philosophers Came into power in 461 BCE after the Persian War  Very charismatic leader, led his people into the golden ages of  Athens, and through the Peloponnesian  Very eloquent speaker know for his oratory skills and passionate  speeches Instrumental in bringing democracy to the people  Allowed Athenians without wealth to hold public office  Dedicated to the goddess of Athena   Funded through the delian league and other taxes, fines, and custom  fees
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The original Acropolis was burned and pillaged during the Persian  war, Perciles ordered its reconstruction and imported the finest white  marble, and hired the best artists and architechts in the world to do  the job Parthenon dedicated the the greek god Athena, built in Doric order,  regarded as an enduring symbol of ancient Greece and Athenian  democracy Doric and processional frieze: adorns the exterior of the Parthenon 
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course ART HIST 105 taught by Professor Kenfeild-weingert during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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