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sculpture
a work of art produced by carving or molding
column
a supporting pillar; esp : one consisting of a usu. round shaft, a capital, and a base
dialogue
the parts of a literary or dramatic work that represent conversation
marble
limestone that can be polished and used in fine building work
spinning
process of drawing out fibers and twisting into thread
weaving
interlacing strands of thread to form cloth
Golden Age
Period when Greece acheived literary and artistic renown, 477-431 BC
Doric (Dorian)
classic form of Greek architecture characterized by simplicity of form, esp. by heavy fluted columns with simple capitals
Ionic (Ionian)
one of the three orders of Greek architecture characterized by ornamental sccrolls on the capitals
Corinthian
most elaborate form of Greek architecture distinguished by slender, fluted columns and a bell-shaped capital decorated with acanthus leaves and spiral scrolls
orator
one noted for skill and power as a public speaker
statesman
a person engaged in fixing the policies and conducting the affairs of a government; esp : one wise and skilled insuch matters
gymnasia
combined open-air sports ground and bath house found in every important Greek city
andron
dining room in a Greek house
podium (in ancient Greece)
low wall seperating the seats from the arena in an amphitheater
auloi
a single- or double-reed pipe played in pairs during the Classical period
ostracism
to exclude from a group by common consent
podium (today)
a raised platform usu. above the floor of a hall or large room or a stand to support a book for a standing reader