Friday, October 29, 2010

APAH Unit Test 2 - Proto-Greek to Roman Study Guide

What you need to know:
• Proto-Greek – differences in Minoan and Mycenaean architecture, the role of women abstraction in Cycladic art, Schliemann vs. Evans
• Greek – 5 periods (and approximate date) and stylistic characteristics; what is mimesis; Parthenon vs. Pantheon; Hellenic vs. Hellenistic; characteristics of Greek temple plans; Archaic vase painting (red figure, black figure) differences and development (and creators ); Greek temples vs. Roman; sculptural program of the Acropolis; sculptors (Polyclitus, Praxiteles, Lysippos, Scopas, Myron); Pericles, Polygnotos of Thasos
• Etruscan – who they were; temple differences from Greek; funerary practices (burial/sarcophagus/cemeteries); role of Etruscan women; characteristics of Etruscan sculpture, tomb painting
• Roman – concepts of appropriation, propaganda, utilitarianism, pragmatism; 4 styles of Roman painting; contributions to architecture; development of temples (similarities and differences from Greek and Etruscan); Pantheon; Public works – Roman Forum, baths, basilica (development), amphitheater; triumphal arches, commemorative columns, altars (function, context, content); Christianity/official religion
• Vocabulary – curvilinear, abstraction, chryselephantine, citadel, courses, corbelling, dromos, megaron, tholos, cyclopean masonry, repousse, dipylon vase, raking, isocephaly, frieze, gigantomachy, verisimilitude, mausoleum, cornice, metope, triglyph, peripteral, peristyle, stylobate, stereobate, pediment, entasis, colonnade, dentils, cella, architrave, caryatid, contrapposto, peplos, necropolis, tumulus, sarcophagus, barrel vault, groin vault, oculus, psedo-peripteral, apse, springing, voussoirs, caliderium, tepidarium, frigidarium amphitheater, clerestory, nave, aisles forum, cuirass, illusionism, pragmatism, utilitarianism, appropriation, eclecticism
Images to know:
• Proto-Greek – Cycladic figures, Palace of Knossos, Snake Goddess, Kamares Pottery, Tholos Tomb (Treasury of Atreus), Lion Gate, Agamemnon’s Mask, Citadel of Tiryns
• Greek – Dipylon vases, Lady of Auxerre, various kore, Temple of Artemis, Temple of Hera I at Paestum, Kritios Boy, Charioteer, Temple of Athena Parthenos (Parthenon), chryselephantine Athena Parthenos, Doryphoros, Apoxyomenos (Lysippos), Skopas images (sculptor), Altar of Zeus, Laocoon and Sons, Barberini Faun, Dying Gaul, Seated Boxer, Erecthian
• Etruscan – terra cotta Apollo at Veii, Tomb of the Leopards, Tomb of the Reliefs, Etruscan temple, Reclining Couple (Husband and Wife) Sarcophagus, Aule Metele
• Roman – Temple of Fortuna Virilis, Sanctuary of Fortuna, portrait of Roman general, Ara Pacis Augustan, Pont du Gard, maison Carree, Colosseum, portrait of Vespasian, arches of Titus and Constantine, Forum of Trajan, Column of Trajan, Arch of Trajan, Pantheon, Augustus Primaporta, Hadrian’s Villa, Baths of Neptune, pedestal Column of Antoninus Pius, Equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius, painted portrait of Septimius Severus, portrait of Caracalla, Baths of Caracalla, portrait bust of Trajan Decius, Trebonianus Gallus, portrait of Constantine, Basilica of Constantine, four tetrarchs

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