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Exam II Columbia COllege

Art History Exam II
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Funerary Vase, early greek

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Standing Youth (kouros) Archaic Greek

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Doryphoros (the spear bearer) classical greek

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Temple of HeraArchaic Greek

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Parthenon, Athenian Acropolis, Classical greek

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Dying Gaul Hellenistic

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Laocoon and His SonsHellenistic

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The Forum of AustusRoman

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Augustus of PrimaportaRoman

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Ara PacisRoman

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ColosseumRoman

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Pantheon, Rome

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The arch of constantine, Rome

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Old St peters (late) roman

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hagia SophiaByzantine
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Virgin and child with saints and angels byzantine
meander
maze pattern
anthropomorphic
Attribution of human motivation, characteristics, or behavior to inanimate objects, animals, 
kouros
a statue of a standing nude youth that did not represent any one
contrapposto
a human figure standing with most of its weight on one foot so that its shoulders and arms twist off-axis from the hips and legs. This gives the figure a more dynamic, or alternatively...
naturalism
art refers to the depiction of realistic objects in a natural setting
archaic smile
Greek statues of the Archaic period have this
peristyle
columned porch in a building surrounding a courtyard
naos/cella
In Ancient Greek and Roman temples the cella is a room at the centre of the building, usually containing a cult image or statue representing the particular...
doric
straight
ionic 
curvy
corinthaian
crazy
optical refinements
In Greek architecture and derivatives, a set of adjustments of normal shaping and spacing made supposedly to counteract the somatic peculiarities of human vision
aqueduct
 water supply or navigable channel
oculus
circular window
spolia
Roman reuse of building rubble
nave
the central approach to the high alta
apse
arch
pendentive
constructive device permitting the placing of a circular dome over a square room
buttress
architectural structure built against (a counterfort) or projecting from a wall 

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