Handout 10_Greece-Athenian Acropolis

Handout 10_Greece-Athenian Acropolis - ARC231/530 Fall2010...

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ARC 231/530 History 1: History of World Architecture – Ancient Through Medieval Fall 2010 School of Architecture, CALA, University of Arizona 9/20/10 Page 1 of 3 Lecture 10: Greek Architecture – Classical Period, The Athenian Acropolis Timeline (Adapted from Honour and Fleming, The Visual Arts: A History , 3 rd ed.) Historical Event Architecture/Arts ca 1100 900BCE Greek Dark Ages 911 612BCE Assyrian Kingdom ca 850BCE Odyssey and Illiad ca 800BCE Etruscan civilization begins 8 th Cent.BCE “Geometric” vases ca 700 500BCE Archaic Greek period ca 575BCE Temple of Hera, Samos ca 570BCE Kouros from Tenea 525BCE Egypt falls to the Persians ca 530BCE Temple of Hera I, Paestum 509 27BCE Roman Republic 518 460BCE Persepolis 499 BCE “Ionian Revolt” 490BCE Greeks defeat Persians at Marathon 480BCE Persians defeated at Thermopylae ca 480BCE Kritios Boy And Salamis 478 474BCE Charioteer, Delphi 479 333BCE Classical Greek Period ca 470 457BCE Temple of Zeus, Olympia ca 450BCE Temple of Hera II, Paestum 449BCE Pericles signs peace treaty w/Persia ca 450BCE Warrior, Riace 447 432BCE Parthenon, Athens 431 404BCE Peloponnesian Wars ca 450BCE Statue of Poseidon (Zeus?) 429BCE Death of Pericles ca 420 410BCE Temple of Apollo, Bassae 399BCE Death of Socrates ca 350BCE Theatre at Epidaurus 347BCE Death of Plato ca 350BCE Mausoleum of Halicarnassus 333 30BCE Hellenistic Greek Period 332BCE Alexander the Great conquers Egypt 323BCE Death of Alexander the Great ca 300BCE Temple of Apollo, Didyma 1687AD Explosion of gunpowder magazine badly damages Parthenon Vocabulary Acropolis “high city”; fortified height of an ancient city (citadel overlooking the surrounding
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