Ap Art History MC # 5

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A good example of a building in the Ionic style is the

Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis

A Dipylon vase would most likely be found in

an Athenian cemetery of the Geometric period

A standing nude figure of a young man is known in Greek art as a


Who was the politician most responsible for the re-building of the Athenian Acropolis in the 5th Century BCE


The Athenians perception of themselves based on the Panathenaic Festival frieze from the Parthenon was that they…

had high opinions of their own worth

Who is usually given credit for the invention of the red-figure technique as seen in the amphora of "Achilles and Ajax playing a dice game"

the Andokides Painter

The chryselephantine statue of Athena Parthenos stands fully armed. No one doubts this figure is a triumphant expression and refers to the Athenian victory over the Persians in 479 BC. What warfare symbol accompanies the Athena Parthenos.

Nike on her hand

The earliest known example of the use of contrapposto is the sculpture known as the

Kritios Boy

The warrior sculpture, Riace Bronze, demonstrates natural motion in space in that the

arms are freed from the body

When compared to the Classical style, Greek Hellenistic art could be characterized as

more realistic and emotional

The figure of the calf-bearer differs from earlier Greek statues as well as Egyptian and Near Eastern statues in that

he has a smile

Who was the director of the sculptural programs on the Parthenon


Black-figure ceramics would most likely be found in conjunction with the art of the

Archaic and Early Classical periods

Early Archaic monumental stone statues followed Egyptian style very closely. This style can be described as

rigidly frontal left foot slightly advanced

A female figure used as an architectural support was known as a


The earliest known Greek temple with sculptural decoration is

Temple A, Prinias

What was a Greek colony in Egypt that brought the Greeks into direct contact with Egyptian monumental architecture.


The Orientalizing period of art is so named because of the exposure of early Greeks to the art of

The Near East and Egypt

Composite monsters were popular in other ancient cultures; however what was a purely Greek invention

The centaur

The subject matter of the drinking cup by Onesimos would never have been portrayed publicly in monumental painting or sculpture, only in the private sphere would this subject matter have been acceptable. It was a

genre scene of servant girl of the house bathing

The Geometric krater from the Dipylon cemetery is a testimonial to the deceased’s wealth and position. What best validates this statement.

the size of the pot

What caused the Persians to withdraw from the Aegean in 478 BCE

The defeat of Persian navy

Upon the death of Attalos III in 133 BCE, the Pergamene kingdom was bequeathed to

Rome, the greatest power in the Mediterranean world.

The gigantomachy of the Altar of Zeus, Pergamon alludes to a victory of the Pergamenes over who in the third century BCE.

The Gauls

Pericles stated, "For we are…simple in our tastes, and we cultivate the mind without loss of manliness…." This statement could also refer to

humanistic education and life

Unlike their counterparts in the near East, Greek gods assumed human form. What is another characteristic of the Greek gods?

That they were immortals

The origins of the Greeks or Hellenes, as they called themselves, appear to be the product of

Aegeans and Indo-Europeans

Later Greeks calculated their chronology from the, what? and despite rivalries and differences; from then on all Greeks regarded themselves as citizens of Hellas.

First Greek Olympiad

Approximately how long ago did democratic principles become established in Athens

2500 years ago

The Parthenon is a fusion of Doric and Ionic architectural elements. This fusion might also indicate a political fusion as suggested by Pericles and Iktinos. It also…

might suggest that Athens was the leader of all the Greeks

Mnesikles created a wide causeway between the central pair of columns on either side of the Propylaia, the gateway to the Acropolis. The causeway was created for the

Panathenaic Festival

The what? on the Athenian Acropolis has four sides of very different character with each side resting on different ground levels


The what? is chronicled on the frieze of the Temple of Athena Nike detailing victory over the Persians

The battle at Marathon

What is represented on the Attic white-ground lekythos painted by the so-called Achilles Painter

a warrior taking leave of his wife

The Peloponnesian War began in 431 BCE and end in 404 BCE with the complete defeat of…


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