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ANCIENT GREEK ARCHITECTURE

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  • ANCIENT GREEK ARCHITECTURE —    Ancient Greek architecture is widely revered for its formal elements that have come to be called classical. These include a canon of proportion based on the human body, symmetry and harmony in terms of the relationship between all parts and… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • ANCIENT ROMAN ARCHITECTURE —    Ancient Romans are traditionally known for the creation of an architectural style founded on Greek models, but it had to accommodate a larger population and denser urban society as well as a much larger empire. As a result, Roman architecture… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • ANCIENT AEGEAN ARCHITECTURE —    Before the dawn of Ancient Greece, a vibrant Neolithic and then Bronze Age society thrived in several different cultures found along the Aegean Sea. The Aegean is home to many clusters of islands, and the earliest known Aegean culture,… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ARCHITECTURE —    The architecture of the Ancient Egyptians is traditionally considered only in relation to their elaborate burial rituals and what is called the cult of the dead. This somewhat narrow understanding of Egyptian culture is largely the result of… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • Ancient Greek coinage — Greek coins and Greek coinage redirect here. For modern Greek euro coins, see Greek euro coins. Numismatics Terminology …   Wikipedia

  • ancient Greek civilization — ▪ historical region, Eurasia Introduction       the period following Mycenaean civilization, which ended in about 1200 BC, to the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 BC. It was a period of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific… …   Universalium

  • Ancient Greek — This article is about the language. For Ancient Greek culture in general, see Ancient Greece. For Ancient Greek population groups, see List of Ancient Greek tribes. Classical Greek redirects here. For the culture, see Classical Greece. Ancient… …   Wikipedia

  • Ancient Greek medicine — The Hippocratic Corpus, is a collection of around seventy early medical works from ancient Greece strongly associated with the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates and his teachings. The first known Greek medical school opened in Cnidus in 700 BC …   Wikipedia

  • Ancient Greek dialects — Distribution of Greek dialects in the classical period.[1] Western group …   Wikipedia

  • Ancient Greek cuisine — Kylix, the most common drinking vessel in ancient Greece, c. 500 BC, British Museum Ancient Greek cuisine was characterized by its frugality, reflecting agricultural hardship.[1] It was founded on the Mediterranean …   Wikipedia

  • Ancient Greek sculpture — Athena in the workshop of a sculptor working on a marble horse, Attic red figure kylix, 480 BC, Staatliche Antikensammlungen (Inv. 2650) Ancient Greek sculpture is the sculpture of Ancient Greece. Modern scholarship identifies three major …   Wikipedia

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