Ancient Greek Art and Architecture: Influence, Beauty, and Relevance Today
Explore the significance and enduring appeal of Greek art and architecture, including pottery designs and styles, in this engaging presentation. Discover how societies continue to draw inspiration by learning from the past.
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1. Warm Up Copy HW Please grab a Connections Packet from the presentation station
2. Essential Question Essential Question How can societies use what they have learned from the past?
3. Greek Art and Architecture Beauty and Harmony Reason and Balance Still fashionable today
4. Pottery Red on black or black on red Large vases Small drinking cups
5. Sculpture Human body was the most popular Not exact-tried to show the ideal version of perfection and beauty Used to decorate temples
6. Marble Started becoming popular in the 500s B.C. Large columns were built in sections and assembled at the work site using wooden pegs
7. Greek Columns Corinthian Doric Ionic
8. Parthenon 230 ft. long and 100 ft. wide Built between 447B.C. - 432 B.C. Temple for the goddess Athena (statue 43 ft high) Held the citys gold Built on the acropolis Used the three Greek styles of columns
10. Philosophy Love of wisdom Study of history, political science, science, and mathematics Philosophers-men who believed the human mind could understand anything
11. Sophists Professional teachers Students should use their time to improve themselves Taught debate skills No right or wrong answers
12. Pythagoras All relationships in the world could be expressed in numbers Developed many math theories Pythagorean Theorem A squared +B squared =C squared
13. Socrates Asked pointed questions to force his pupils to use their reason and to see things for themselves Socratic method Athenian leaders saw him as a threat to their power and sentenced him to death
14. Plato Wrote the Republic-explained ideas about government Philosophers kings-smart Warriors-courage Regular people-driven by desire produced food, clothing, and shelter
15. Aristotle 200 books Lyceum-school of government/science Inspired our constitution
16. Epicurus Epicurus Zeno Zeno Be happy-dont get involved in politics and public service Stoicism- stoa-porch Happiness comes from doing your duty for your society
17. Closure List three things you learned about Ancient Greece and how they can be useful to our world today!