INTRO TO ART HISTORY HELLENISTIC NOTES

INTRO TO ART HISTORY HELLENISTIC NOTES - 20:37...

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20:37 Hellenistic Art [323-31 BCE] COSSUTIUS, Temple of the Olympian Zeus, Athens, Greece,  Pentelic marble Corinthian architecture  Dedicated to the God Zeus, head of the Greek gods Foundation of the building was first laid out initially using Doric order,  temple designed by Cossutius began 175 BCE, left unfinished 164  BCE, completed using Cossitius’ design  The capital in terms of the design is meant to replicate the design of a  basket with flowers and leaves sprouting out of it  Theater, Epidauros, Greece, Limestone, Fourth century BCE and  later; Reconstruction Drawing of the Theater at Epidauros Greeks were also known for their theater, great tragedies of world  order Outdoor theater; the acoustics at this theater are un-parallel  The design is very similar to a stadium  Wedge like seats which are referred to as cunei  Could accommodate between 12,000-21,000 people  Aisles allowed for easy entrance and leaving At the level of the orchestra there was a temple or shrine to Dyanisis  (sp) Stage is referred to as the skene, connected through ramps EPIGONOS (?),  Dying  Gallic Trumpeter , Roman marble copy  after the bronze original of 220 BCE, height 36 ½” Attalos I 
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Used to commemorate his victory over the Gals(?) 
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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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