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Free standing male youth
kouros
–Early kouros still resembled
egyptian sculpture
The Spear-Bearer
Doryphorus
Perfects the images and proportion of the human anatomy
Doryphorus
Roman Copy (Discus Thrower)
Discobolus
–His eyes would be filled with precious stones.

–Notice his stoicism and composure although committing a violent act.
Hellenic Sculpture: Zeus or Poseidon
Represented the female figure
kore
Greeks encountered dark-skinned humans in Egyptian settlements and used -------- to describe them.
Ethiopian
Greek encounters with ---------- left the greatest visual legacy of diversity in the ancient period.
Africans
the Parthenon dedicated to Athena, The Goddess of Wisdom, Justice, & Balance
The Acropolis
The goddess of wisdom, justice, and balance
Athena
Column that is simple and severe.
Doric
Column that is more delicate and ornamental
ionic
Column that is teh most ornate and characterized by capitals consisting of acanthus leaves
Corinthian
Civilized Aspect of Humankind = Order
Lapiths
Beastly Aspect of Humankind = Chaos
Centaurs
The inner struggle of all human beings
Lapiths and Centaurs
Expanded the empire to the borders of modern India while toppling major cities.
alexander the great
His army of 35,000 however, refused to face the King of Ganges in NW India
Alexander’s expansion of Greek Empire
How did alexander the great die?
Early June 323 BCE, at the age of 32, Alexander runs a high fever, and dies 1 day later in the palace of Nebudcharezzar II.
After Alexander the Great his empire was split into what three cities.
Egypt, Persia, Macedonia-Greece
Who governed Macedonia-Greece after alexander the greats death?
antigonous family
Who governed persia after alexander the greats death?
Seleucid rulers
Who governed egypt after alexander the greats death?
ptolemy
What city replaced athens as a cultural center
Alexandria
Who destroyed the library that contained over 500,000 books in alexandria
julius caesar
erected to celebrate a naval triumph over syria
nike of samothrace
Discovered on the Aegean Island of Samothrace in 1863.
Nike of Samothrace
Image of Apollo’s wrath
Laocoon and His Sons