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Glossary of Humanities 201 Dr. Stanford Exam 2

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Etruscan
Natural
Less emphasis on proportions
relaxed
love of nature
Verism
extreme realism
shows flaws and is true to character
Patrician
roman upper class or nobility
Orator
Public speaker
pose: hand out toward audience
triumphal arch
commermorated successes: victories in war or ie: creation of roads
deification
upon death, a successful roman emperor is proclaimed a god
Pax Romana
"Roman Peace"
(safe travel and living)
icon
painting of a religious figure, used in worship
one dimensional with gold background
pray at it to reach the person beyond the image
iconoclasm
image breaking, destroying of religious icons
iconography
Matt: Angel
Mark: Lion
Luke: Ox
John: Eagle
mosaic
small pieces of glass or plaster used to create an image
mystery religion
cult of dionisus
we do not know much about it except it was mostly women and there were many rituals (pompeii)
basilica
nave, apse, transept, narthex
squinch
small vaults to support octagonal shape dome
cloister
covered walkway

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