Arh 2-12 - Arh 2-12-07 - Greek art. Athens and Sparta are...

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Arh 2-12-07 - Greek art. Athens and Sparta are rivals. - Greeks prized the perfection of the human body and mind. - Gods of the Greeks were shown in human form. Displayed all of the downfalls of men. - Fate ruled everyday life. - 12 main Olympian gods- Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Hestia, Demeter, Aries, Athena, Haphestos, Apollo, Artemis, Aferditie, and Hermes - Greeks called themselves Hellenes - Never formed a single unified nation, city states. - 776 BC city states held first Olympic games at Olympia - If you didn’t speak Greek, you were barbaric - Art divided up into 7 different cultures, Geometric Period 900- 700BC(Emergence, Discovery, Homer), Orientalizing 700-600 (Influences), Archaic 600-480BC(Origins) Early Classical period 480-450BC(Persian Attack, Athens defeats Persians, Rise), High Classical 450-400BC(Percales, Acropolis), Late classical 400-323BC (Peloponnesian War Athens and Sparta, Defeat of Athens) Hellenistic 323-31BC (Alexander the Great dies 323BC, Roman rule of Egypt) - Geometric period is the coming out of dark period. See the development of city
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ARH 2059 taught by Professor Margaretzaho during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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