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  • Real Parthenon

    are very irrational, they believe in religion but also in the supernatural. One of the most valuable buildings of athens would be the solid rock named the “Parthenon”. The Parthenon is situated on the Acropolis Hill, it is created with marble and Doric Order which is the oldest form in Greek architecture. Other architectures in Athens include temples and theaters. Entertainment in Athens consistent of people meeting in the cafeteria to discuss politics, drinking coffee, and playing a game of…

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  • Roman Revival Vs Gothic Revival Analysis

    come out of nowhere. Architects always absorb knowledge from a certain typology that they favor in the past, digest the knowledge and apply them to their own design. It is significant that architects carry classical ideas throughout generations in order to project designs in their ages powerfully, and leave heritage for next generation. During 18th and 19th century, several classical revivals occurred in America. Due to the increasing demands of housing and the eagerness of finding the identity…

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  • Alexander The Great: The Spread Of Greek Culture

    When Alexander the great ruled Greece, he developed a culture that was called Hellenism. Alexander the great spread the culture throughout the surrounding area’s by expanding his empire. At the young age of just twenty years old, Alexander became the leader of the great kingdom called Macedonia. Alexander’s empire was huge but very fragile. Every place alexander invaded and took over was named after him, simply being called “Alexandria.” (History.com) (Hand book to life in ancient Greece)…

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  • Influence And Impacts Of Ancient Greek Architecture

    upright posts, with a roof, or architrave, over the top. This type of architecture began with the Greeks, but has persisted throughout the ages to live on today. Even though it may seem simple, the Eventually these rules became known as orders, and different types of orders developed, with different styles of architecture. Greek architecture has had a long and important legacy in western history. Even now, people continue to copy Greek buildings, and many people go visit the ancient remains of…

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  • Ancient Egyptian Art And The Portrait Of Hesire

    In ancient Egypt, art was magical. Whether in the form of painting, sculpture, carving or script, art had the power to maintain universal order and grant immortal life by appealing to various gods to act on behalf of people – both in life and in death. A major purpose of the art in ancient Egypt was to carry messages of this world to the world of the deceased. A notable example of this would be the art in the tombs, that no one could see. Egyptian art was not based on what the artist could see…

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  • Dubuque Courthouse Analysis

    Dubuque Courthouse is a building of multi-period bearing architecture. The building was constructed in, Beaux Arts Architecture- having detailed, large columns with intricate moldings and free-standing statuary. The Beaux Arts style is defined as a neo-classical architecture which includes Renaissance and Romanesque architecture. In this piece, the exterior of the building will be deliberated since is the Roman aspect is derived, as well bypass previous incarnations of the building, as it has…

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  • Importance Of Mosque Essay

    A Mosque plays a very important role in a Muslim Society. A Mosque also known as a Masjid is a Holy place where all the Muslims gather to worship Allah Almighty. The word “Masjid” is an Arabic word which simply means “place of prostration”. The mosque also has a spiritual impact on all the Muslims, as they enter the mosque they get a feeling of relaxation, peace, sense of respect as they are stepping into the house of their creator. They act with Humility, dignity and humbleness as they pray.…

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  • Apollo Greek God Essay

    Greek mythology is the center of the ancient Greek world. Everything revolved around the gods, deities, and nymphs. Their society thrived on the guidance received from those of greater power. Precautions were taken in order to never offend any deity. These gods and members of greater power were held to higher standards than humanity and were worshipped as so. There are many Greek gods and deities that are common to many of us; Zeus, Athena, Poseidon, and Hades. The one that I have chosen to…

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  • What Is The Impact Of The Parthenon

    The Parthenon’s Impact Past and Present “Every living being is an engine geared to the wheelwork of the universe. Though seemingly affected only by its immediate surrounding, the sphere of external influence extends to infinite distance.” In today’s society, we are affected by history from the past, which could be anything from World War II to the times of ancient Israel and the Savior’s ministry. The Parthenon is the former temple to the Goddess Athena and an ancient architectural structure…

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  • Gateways To Art Summary

    Turkish army munitions stored there exploded. Also while it was first made, the structure was covered with sculptures that were painted in red, yellow, and blue just like the building was (pg. 381). In multiple spots, there were statues of Athena in order for the Greeks to receive offerings and prayer. The interior space was decorated with an enormous 38-foot tall statue of the goddess that was made of gold and ivory (pg.…

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