- Which culture ensured the survival of classicism by imitation and adaptation?
- A theoretical set of unifying rules of proportion that the ancient Greeks searched for was called
C. a canon.
- The Greek philosopher __ tried to demonstrate the order of nature by observing geometric and numeric proportion.
- The classical style embraced the following:
A. principles of clarity, harmony, and proportioned order
- Pythagoras tried to show that the order of the universe could be understood by
D. all of the choices are correct (observing proportion in nature, plucking a string, and geometry).
- The person responsible for “Hellenizing” North Africa and Central Asia was
C. Alexander the Great.
- Which of the following are NOT identified in the text as hallmarks of Greek art?
- A Greek canon is
B. a standard of measurement.
- Vitruvius advised that the construction of a building
A. imitate the proportions of the body.
- The main source of our information regarding Greek painting during the Golden Age has come down from
B. decorated vases.
- The outstanding architectural achievement of Golden Age in Athens is the
- Greek art is said to observe classical humanism if it refers to
B. fundamental laws of the human physique.
- The great temple of Athena in Athens uses which of the following architectural orders?
- Which of the following is cited as the greatest of the Athenian lyric poets?
- A krater is a
C. a vessel used for mixing wine and water.
- Greek water jars, wine jugs, and storage vessels record
D. all of the choices are correct (working, gaming, and fighting).
- Dominant in the decoration of black-figured vases:
A. principles of clarity and order
- Greek lyrical poems of praise were called
- The “music of the spheres” referred to by Pythagoras was a harmony produced by
D. the revolution of the planets around the earth.
- Archaic Greek sculpture most closely resembled
B. Egyptian statues of 2000 years earlier.
- The Kritios Boy represents
C. the classical style.
- Which of the following peoples finally conquered the Greeks in 338 B.C.E.?
C. the Macedonians
- During the Hellenistic period, which of these replaced Athens as the cultural center of the western world?
- The bronze statue of Zeus is significant because it
A. makes the god look like an athlete.
- The male nudes of the High Classical Age seem to fulfill
D. Aristotle’s idea of excellence.
- The __ held that spiritual satisfaction was only possible if one renounced societal values, conventions, and material wealth.
- The __ held that happiness depended on avoiding all forms of physical excess; they valued plain living and the perfect union of body and mind.
- The Parthenon is dedicated to
- The Parthenon represents
A. a long history of post-and-lintel temple building.
- The sculpture of the Parthenon appears in
D. the pediments.
- The Parthenon’s Doric metopes illustrate
B. legendary combat between the Greeks and Giants.
- Sappho was
C. a poet.
- The word music derives from
A. the offspring of Zeus and the goddess of Memory.
- In terms of sculpture, the work which sums up the Hellenistic aesthetic is
D. Laocoön and His Sons.
- Hellenistic art
B. is notable for its sensuous female nudes. (Also powerful emotions and being theatrical)