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Humanities Final


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Ancient Sumerian Culture
lived in villages and organized themselves around several religious centers with gre rapidly into cities
a very diverse and personal style of visual art typically concerned with capturing sensory experience and insisting on "art for art's sake" and a return to form and structure
the crucible of the Renaissance in Italy, was called the New Athens and here the fine arts or liberal arts, were first redifined as art in contrast to their status as crafts in the Middle Ages
a structure that spans a space while supporting weight, ie. a dorway in a stone wall
Ancient Hebrew Culture
refers to Abrahams ethnic group then came to be calle Israel they collected the books of the Old Testament
The Taj Mahal
the finest example of Mughal architecture built by Shah Jahan as a mausoleum gor his favorite wife Mamtaz Mahal
Kouros & Kore
youth sculptures produces during the Archaic era they were almost always life size
Chinese Painting
one of the oldest continuous artistic tradition in the world earliest painting were ornamental not representational they consisted of pattern or designs not pictures
Modern painting
consititutes a general tendency to reject traditional conventions and forms in favor of innovation and experimentation, particularly as thos innovations and experiments relate to societal change and technology
Jacob Lawrence
an african american painter dynamic cubism though by his own account the primary influence was not so much French art as the shape and colors of Harlem
The Arabian Nights
collection of tales accumulated during the Middle Ages
Vincent Van Gogh
a dutch post-impressionist artist his painting The Starry Night and Harvest at La Crau
from the Psalter, the hymnal of ancient Israel
Impressionism in European painting
created a new way of expressing reality, in painting, sculpture, music and writing
Muslims believe the Qur'an to be the bookof divine guidance and direction for mankin, and consider the original Arabic text to be the final revelation of God
a christian church that contains the seat of a bishop
Arthurian Legends
existed for over a thousand ears and is just as compelling
a cave that lies slightly over a mile from the little French town of Montignac contains the hall of bulls
literally means a high city for purposes of defense Also the earliest surviving theatre in Athens.
Old Testament
In Western Christianity they refer to the books that form the first of the two part Christian Bible
a building in Rome which was origially built as a temple to all the gods of ancient Rome
Classical Greek Culture
a thriving commerce, unique religion, and inquisitive philosophies, a spirit of victory and heroics cause Athens to rise
African masks
masks that were worn furing celebrations, initiation, crop harvesting war preparation peace and troubled times
The Renaissance in Europe
The period from approximately 1400 to 1527 that was seen as the rebirth of understanding after the Middle Ages " out of the sick Gothic night our eyes are opened to the glorious touch of the sun"
Praxiteles' Cnidian Aphrodite
the first life size nude female sculpture for its beauty meant to be appreciated from every angle
Indian culture
had different styles of art rajput style and punjab style also muslim and hindu architecture
Greek Theater
comprised of a large circular orchestra an acting and dancing area with an altar at its center and was usually cut into the slope of a hill
a monotheistic religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as presented in the New Testament
Islamic Culture
prohibit all human and animal figures from art beause of the Scriptural command against making images
Pyramids at Giza
bural places for almost all of the important individuals each pyramid has four buildings, the Sphinx is here
a painter of the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper in the renaissance painter
amphitheater in the center of a city seating around 50,000 spectators to watch gladiatorial contest and public spectacles
a renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet and engineer with known works as the Pieta and the David
The middle ages in Europe
The fall of rome known as the dark ages and medieval period
Temple of Solomon
known at the First Temple of the ancient relition of the biblical Israelites in Jerusalem
was the great royal wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten
Stained Glass
the maerial of coloured glass mainly used in the windows of churches cathedrals and other significant buildings
Edouard Manet
a French Painter was a pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism
Claude Monet
founder of french impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practiotioner of the movement's philosophy of expressings one's perceptions be nature
Gregorian Chant
a sacred religious music call chant used in Midieval music
a spanish painter best known for co-founding the Cubist movement and for the wide variety of styles embodied in his work.
Venus figure
A feminine figurine from the Paleolithic period
a construction material composed of cementious material that when dried hardens
a dutch painter and etcher
Classical Roman Culture
left us roads, fortifications, viaducts planned administration and a sophisticated and robust legal system
temple of the greek goddess Athena in the Doric order
Auguste Renoir
a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the impressionist style
Ancient Egyptian Culture
identified the king with a god, religion played a central role and thy considered death a doorway to an afterlife
Myron's Dicus Tower
a sculpture of a youth discus athlete

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