Ancient Greek: History Of Art And Architecture! Trivia Quiz

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Ancient Greek: History Of Art And Architecture! Trivia Quiz

The history of art and architecture in Ancient Greece is divided into three basic eras and was inspired by the theory and practice of earlier Egyptian stonemasons and builders. The Greeks set about replacing the wooden structures of their public buildings with stone structures. Some of the common types of public buildings were temples, municipal structures, theatres, and sports stadiums. Get to learn more about Ancient Greek history of art and architecture in this trivia quiz.


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  • 1. 
    Or of pertaining to Greek culture and art of the times of Alexander the Great's death in 323 C through the 1st century during which the Greek dynasties were established in Egypt, Syria and Persia
  • 2. 
    Of or pertaining to ancient Greek history, culture, art, especially before the time of Alexander the Great.
  • 3. 
    Characterized by movement, towards increasing naturalness and freedom of form. 
  • 4. 
    Greek pottery style characterized by rectilinear meander patterns. 
  • 5. 
    Greek pottery style characterized by the assimilation of Eastern iconography.
  • 6. 
    Pottery style where the artist painted the figure in black silhouette with a slip made of clay and water. 
  • 7. 
    Greek pottery style where the artist drew figures in red against a black background.
  • 8. 
    A wash of white clay formed the background. Figures were then applied in black and additional colors were added. 
  • 9. 
    Water jar with three handles.
  • 10. 
    Flask for storing and pouring oil.
  • 11. 
    Bowl for mixing wine and water.
  • 12. 
    Vessel for storing honey, olive oil, wine, and water.
  • 13. 
    Drinking cups
  • 14. 
    Jug for pouring wine.
  • 15. 
    Earliest and most massive order. the column has no base, a fluted shaft, and plain capital. 
  • 16. 
    Topmost step of three steps.
  • 17. 
    The column itself composed of individual sections.
  • 18. 
    The snug band at the top of the shaft.
  • 19. 
    Flat curved element, like a plate, with rounded sides.
  • 20. 
    Flat square above the echinus
  • 21. 
    Forms the lintel
  • 22. 
    The plain, horizontal member above a capital. 
  • 23. 
    A band above the architrave consisting of alternating triglyphs and metopes.
  • 24. 
    Rectangles with vertical incisions carved into their surfaces.
  • 25. 
    Slabs of a stone either plane or with sculpture in relief.
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