LARCH 060 Exam 1 Essay

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Ancient'Egyptian'and'Mesopotamia'
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Changes'in'Neolithic'Revolution'(8000'BCE'–'5000'BCE)'
Because'of'the'climate'changes'–'growing'degree'of'permanent''
Depends'on'agriculture''
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Grain'and'seed'
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Diversity'create'economic'
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Impact/'characteristic'of'Neolithic'
1. Permanent'Settlement'–'Civilization''
a. Vehicle'to'human'advancement'
b. Degree'of'permanent''
c. Civilization'create'
i. Tradition'' ii. Religions' iii. Interest'in'Art'
2. Human'transform'from'Mutt'figure'to'landscape'to'Shaper'figure'to'
Landscape'
3. Acquiring'power'to'control'the'nature''
a. Manipulate'to'landscape'and'use'of'technology'
b. Human'relationship'to'nature'–'human'dominance'
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Sophistication'of'Civilization'
i. Writing''
ii.
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Geography'and'Climate'
a. Difficult'to'grow'food/'shortage'of'food'
b. Ancient'Greece'mostly'play'outside''
c. Lead'to'genius'loci'–'spirit'of'place'
d. Exposure'to'bright'sun'–'enriched'blood'–'think'clearly'
i. Talking,'discussing'idea,'socialize'culture'' ii. Stimulate'discussion'
2. Intellectual'curiosity''
a. Concept'–'school/'arch'
b. Individual'worth''
c. Spend'time'outside'
d. Immerse'of'nature'
e. Think'about'what'is'the'limit'of'the'human'mind?'
f. Plato'–'pounder'about'justice'and'truth'
3. Interest'in'democracy'
a. Play'in'design'(democracy'based'on'city'state)'
i. Minneapolis'
4. Eidos'“idea”'
a. Perfect'representation'of'everything'
b. Things'how'they'are'measured'
c. Plato'–'striving'to'achieve'perfection'
d. Surround'us'just'the'mere'shadow'of'perfection'
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Temple'design''(eidos)'
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1. Acropolis'(Athena'–'GOD)'
a. Pathena'–'top'of'acropolis''
b. Create'perfect'temple?'Attract'goddess''
c. Famous'personality'of'Athena''
i. Complete'feminine' ii. Warrior' iii. Childlike/'youthful' iv. Vulnerable'virgin'
d. Element'of'the'building''
i. Choose'according'to'depict' ii. 'Specifically'void'Athena'
1. Athena'nikai'–'youthfulness'personality'(small)'
2. Erection'–'religious'ceremony'
3. Pallor'–'Brutish'characteristic'–'column'heavy'and' muscular' '
Spatial'Dynamic'and'Effect'
V complex'
V no'axis'–'spatial'dynamic'
V message'–'cold'shoulder'–'' o dramatize'experience''
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