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What does classical mean?
An artistic style
Building for the gods.
Temple on the acropolis in Athens.
Sanctuaries.
Places of worship.
Perspective.
Or the artist showing of distance between objects as they appear to the eye
Greek Arts.
Love of beauty was expressed in the painting and scupture.
Painting on vases.
Designed their pottery with different shapes that were suited for different functions.
Amphora
A large vase for storing oil and other bulk supplies.
Sculpting the human body.
Reached it's height in Athens during the time of Pericles.
Myron
One of the greatest sculptures of Geece's "Golden Age".
Phidias
Was in charge of the parthenon's sculptures.
Praxitel
The work of another famous Greek sculpture.
Drama and Theater
First people to write and per formplays which they presented twice a year at feastivals.
Aeschylus
The first of the great writers of tragedies in the 400 B.C.
Tragedy
Lead character struggles against fate only to be doomed.
Sophocles
Served as a general in the Athenian army and had lived through most of the Peloponnesain War.
Euripides
The last of the three great Greek tragedians.
Comedies
Plays with humorous themes and happy endings.
Aristophenas
The most famous writer of comedies.
Olympic games
Believing that healthy bodies made the best use of natures gifts.
Olympia
Feastval in honor of Zues