Gandhara

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  • Head Of Bodhisattva Analysis

    The sculpture was created in Pakistan under Kushan dynasty in 2nd – 3rd century. The style of sculpture is the Gandhara art, which is the style of Buddhist visual art (Bussagli). It located at commercial crossroads between Rome and the Hallenistic world to the west, south Asia, and central Asia. It is the region was mainly an area of Buddhist practive and It taught under the Kushan rulers. “Gandhara sculpture was based on the Classical models of Greek and Roman art” (Czuma). In other words, it connected cultures together and was considered one of the most accepting cultures and honored diversity. Because the culture and commercial ties bad been established between the Gandhara and the ancient Mediterranean world, we can see the relationship between…

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  • Minoan Society Rises

    2200 BCE China’s Xia Dynasty rises Minoan society rise 2000 BCE Indo Europeans began to build settlements in the Italian peninsula A sophisticated society of Minoans arose from the island of Crete 1800 BCE Bronze metallurgy brought by the Etruscans in Rome 1766 BCE Xia Dynasty decline China’s Shang Dynasty rises 1628 BCE Volcanic eruption on the island of Thera destroyed almost everything 1600 BCE Mycenaean society rises Mycenaeans began trade with Minoans and learned about…

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  • Shaka Of Gandhara Analysis

    Buddhism rises from the lessons of life Siddhartha Gautama learned of and later preached, to teach others, to lead people towards a free self. Buddhism was established within the late centuries BCE and early centuries CE, with each period adapting its spiritual message differently through artwork. Earlier artwork within the Maurya Dynasty, used inscriptions and symbolism to convey and announce to the people the messages of Buddha (Kleiner 429). Temples and Halls, which had structured within…

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  • Silla Korea Essay

    Thus, Buddhist imagery that developed in Korea 5-8CE reminds the visual tradition of India, Central Asia, and China. One of the earliest Korean representations related to Buddha, dated to late 5 CE, are murals in tombs. These murals demonstrate the link between Korea and other Buddhist religious centers. Buddha from Jangcheon-ri tomb is similar to images found in Gandhara region. Similarities can be found between Korean, Chinese, and Gandharan ways to portray Buddha. Earlier Buddhist art in…

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  • Siddhartha Gautama How Did Buddhism Change Over Time

    changed over time and the Buddha was eventually represented in a human form, beginning in the first century CE in the region of Mathura and also in Gandhara. New iconography was created to be associated with the Indian Buddha: elongated earlobes, an urna (third eye to represent wisdom), an ushnisha (cranial protuberance), a simple monastic robe, a halo, a mudra (hand gesture), a contemplative expression, and an absence of ornamentation. These artistic characteristics were meant to present the…

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  • Analysis Of The Great Wave Off Kanagawa

    nearest the foreground, and the rich pink clouds at the top. The block for these pink clouds seems to have been faded among parts of the edging to give a small gradient effect. The series was extremely popular when it was produced. Resulting in continuous printing until the woodblocks started to show substantial wear. It is thought that the authentic pieces created around 4,000 copies. However, many impressions have been lost in wars, fires and natural disasters, very few early works survive in…

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  • Miracle Of Enlightenment

    In question 1, looking only in the South and Southeast Asian galleries, looking for a Buddha image whose subject is the Miracle of Enlightenment. I found the Buddha called “Seated Crowned Buddha with Four Scenes of His Life” shows an image of Miracle of Enlightenment. The Buddha is from India and the date of the Buddha is from 1100-1200. The Buddha’s accession number is B60S569. The head is covered by crown, probably it presents that this Buddha was a prince. I also believe that this Buddha is a…

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  • Essay On Neolithic Women

    And while the need of marriage was strictly a social need. As Christianity grew, they tried to love in an agape way, or to love their spouse the same way they would love God, a romantic love, where they loved the women for her instead of just a physical attachment. In India, most marriages were arranged in one of the with types of marriages recognized. Author Reilly lists them as, “Brahma, the giving of a daughter by her father to the groom he has chosen; prajapatya, the giving away of a bride…

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  • Essay On Pankration

    Pankration was part of the ancient Olympic Games for hundreds of years. The downfall of the sport and overall the ancient Olympics occurred when Roman emperor Theodosius I banned all the Pagan festivals in 394 AD, then the last Olympic Games have been held in 393 AD. However, conquests of Alexander the Great and his successors over three hundred years, has influenced the Central Asian and northwest Indian population to adopt the gymnasion as their specialized combat sports and warfare center.…

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  • Who Is The Seven Stars Temple Remains?

    Functioning as the crucial pathway of Ancient Rome, Iran and China, Xinjiang also links the cultural exchange between China and India. The Buddhist artifacts discovered in Xinjiang rarely came with exact evidence that proves time, which brings difficulty to the creation of a chronology. Buddhism prevails roughly from 5th century to the 9th century in the surrounding areas including the Gandhara regions (犍陀罗), Central India, Iran, Han Chinese areas and other small sovereignties, which all brought…

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