The Classical Greek sculptures were representative of historic individuals while the Archaic Greek sculptures were always representative of gods.
Classical Greek sculptures showed natural body movement v. the stiff stylized figures of the Archaic Greek sculptures.
Classical sculpture were all white marble v. the Archaic polychromatic sculptures
Archaic sculptures depicted everyday events of everyday people v. the Greek classical sculpture of kings and knights
Arches and columns
Domes and scaffolding
Arches and scaffolding
Aqueducts and domes
Concrete and arches
Alexander the Great's conquest of India
The Battle of Gods and Giants
Death of a Trojan Priest
Journey through the tropical rain forest
The Persian invasions
Virgin goddess, Athena
Sun god, Apollo
Beautiful goddess, Aphrodite
Doric, Roman, Corinthian
Corinthian, Doric, Egyptian
Ionic, Geometric, Classical
Doric, Ionic, Corinthian
Egyptian, Ionic, Classical, Hellenistic
Post and lintel
Arcades and keystones
Hellenistic had only Greek influences and the Classical period was influenced by cultures throughout the Mediterranean.
Hellenistic sculptures showed only stoic figures while Classical sculpture showed a variety of emotions.
Classical sculptures are stylized examples of gods v. the realistic renderings of Hellenistic period.
Hellenistic sculptures included emotion and were influenced by cultures throughout the Mediterranean.
Hellenistic sculptures were carved with all appendages v. the fashionable Classical Greek were carved with out arms.
They were narcissistic and wanted images of themselves.
They believed they were created in the image of the gods.
They had a long history of ancestor worship.
They were used to trace blood lines.
They were used to promote taxes.
The Greeks were idealistic, and believed in aesthetics to the point of fault.
The Greeks were the masters of the sea and were to be feared on the water.
The Greek society was barbaric and nothing could be learned from their culture.
The Greeks were so advanced they diminished anything Rome had gained.
The Greek gods were too powerful and had to be renamed to be Roman.