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  • Comparision of Greek and Roman Cultures

    COMPARISION OF GREEK AND ROMAN CULTURES Element Greece Rome Art The Greeks developed 3 design elements. These elements were Corinthian, Ionic, and Doric. They also used pottery as an important form of expression and storytelling. This showed different aspects of their culture throughout the ages. The Romans were fond of using statues, paintings, and mosaics in their culture. The inspiration for these forms of expression came from the Greeks. The statues were purposely designed to tell

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  • Likenesses Between Greek and Roman Cultures

    Greeks | Romans | Greek city-states were separated from one another by countryside; all surrounding water. | Rome was inland on one side of the Tiber river. The Italic tribes did not have hills of the countryside to keep them out of Rome. | Most Greek buildings were made with mud, wood, plaster, and stone. These buildings did not stand over long periods of time. Save for the textures of marble and limestone they used to construct their temples which some still remain. | Romans used too marble

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  • Difference Between Greek and Roman Sculpture

    culture the Greeks and Romans are citizens of the two most celebrated ancient cultures. “Classical art” was referred to the art of ancient Greek and Roman sculpture which the three primary areas of classical art are painting, architecture, and sculpture. The differences between Greek and Rome art are both interesting and significant for identification. Historically, the Greeks were the primary influences of the Romans in terms of artwork. The most obvious difference between Greek and Roman architecture

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  • Hermes Greek God

    Hermes the Greek Messenger God Hermes was the youngest son of Zeus, the king of all gods. He was born on Mount Cyllene in Arcadia. ("Olympian Gods", 2005-2011). Hermes was born very playful and right away Zeus loved him very much. Zeus knew he was going to have a lot of fun raising Hermes. When Hermes was only a few days old he got out of the blanket that his mother had him wrapped in and escaped from his crib. He ran off on his own very quickly. Hermes was born with the ability to run fast. He

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  • Greeks vs Romans

     Greeks Romans Government Cities of Greece began as poleis, independent and self governing. Democracy was invented in Athens. Women, children and slaves were not allowed to contribute. Tyrants took over after the fall of the Kings. Government was known as a Republic until Julius Caesar began his rule in 48BC. The people were divided: Patricians (wealthy), Plebeians (common working class) and slaves (had no rights). Women and slaves were not allowed to vote

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  • Roman and Greek Differences

    American intercontinental university | Compare and Contrast | The comparison and contrasting of Greek and Roman Cultures | | Misty Thornton | 11/11/2012 | The comparing and contrasting that distinguish elements or features of early Greek and Roman cultures, including illustrative or significant examples of the various features. | Contrast | GREEKS | ROMANS | ART | Had sculptures that consisted of small figurines and life-size statues. Showed the beauty of the human form in

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  • Greek and Roman Architecture

    Greek and Roman Architecture Art as been around since the beginning of time and takes form in many different ways. Two of my favorite styles of architecture are Greek and Roman, which started around 600 BC. Since Ancient Greek architecture influenced Ancient Roman architecture there are a lot of similarities in their art, culture, and styles. Even though, there are also a lot of differences because both techniques have unique characteristics. Ancient Greek art form was used to show natural and

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  • Elements of Greek and Roman Cultures

    Elements of Greek and Roman Cultures By Agnes Lind The following chart compares and contrast distinguishing elements of early Greek and Roman cultures. The chart will also provide a couple examples of various features. Elements Greek Culture Roman Culture Government Each little city-state had its own polis. They called this citadel an acropolis. It served many purposes. They debated issues of the laws and

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  • Greeks vs Romans

    Amy Olson Individual Project 1 Topics in Cultural Studies 6/16/2013   Greeks • Center point Athens • Mountainous, hilly landscape • Made great philosophical contributions • No ruler over individual city states • Realistic sculptures and paintings • Women couldn’t be citizens • Prided themselves on philosophy and science • Democratic Both • Civilizations began with city states • Helped shape the Middle East • Made contributions to Middle East • Worked in mines • Agriculture

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  • Greek Gods and Their Forms

    The Greek civilization formed their gods and goddesses in the form of mankind. Why would they do this? Ancient Greeks had pride. They knew that the human race had come a long way to be where they were, and they saw no reason why humans were not appreciated. The human is a miracle, its strength, courage, endurance, looks, emotions, intellect, everything! Why would not one choose the most intelligent life form on the Earth to represent what might rule us as well? They should be at least equal in

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  • Greeks and Romans

    Greeks and Romans HUM 100 August 2nd, 2011 Greeks and Romans Greeks and Romans The Greeks and Romans are two civilizations that are constantly compared thought out history. People tend to compare their beliefs, views on life, politics, religion just to name a few. The Greeks and Romans were two very powerful entities throughout history. Rich in history, science and the arts. One constant comparison between the Greeks and Romans are their gods. Although they each have different

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  • Apollo Greek God

    Myles Connor 9-20-13 Mr.Litwin English Composition Apollo Greek God Apollo's Appearance: A young man with curly golden hair. Symbol or Attribute: The Sun itself, the lyre (a type of musical instrument), the bow, and the chariot he drives across the sky daily. Apollo's Strengths: Creative, handsome, supportive of all the arts of civilization. Weaknesses: Like his father Zeus, Apollo is all too happy to enjoy the charms of nymphs, as well as the occasional youth, and

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  • Influence of the Greeks to the Romans

    and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, and determines your destiny.” The Romans inherited a cornucopia of knowledge from the Greeks and Hellenistic cultures in the Mediterranean, such as architecture, strategies of war, politics and the humanities to name a few. However what the Romans had that the Greeks didn’t was extreme self-discipline and organizational skills and when they opened their minds and allowed themselves to be less dogmatic

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  • Greeks vs Romans

    Ancient Greek and Roman sculpture The sculpture of the Greeks and Romans represents one of the major arts of antiquity. It is diverse in its function. Greek monumental sculptures were developed on the islands of the Aegean and Crete in the middle of seventh century B.C. The adaptation of figures and technologies are borrowed from the Near East and Egypt make a new artistic idiom suitable to the needs of the individual city-states and the Greek sanctuaries. In around a century and a half, the developments

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  • Compare Contrast Greek and Roman Art and Architecture

    Compare/Contrast Greek and Roman Art and Architecture Since the onset of Greek and Roman civilizations centuries ago we have seen the art and architectural worlds evolve into what we know them as today. In fact, many of the ancient Greek styles were duplicated by the Romans and modified to suit their needs. We can still see a lot of Greek and Roman influences in the present day, especially in the architectural world. Below I will cite some examples of Greek and Roman pieces of art and a structure

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  • Greek and Roman Empire

    Greek and the Roman Empire Name Professor Institution Course Date Both Roman and Greek Empires existed as early as fifth century B.C. extending their rule up to 10 century A.D and they’ve left mark to civilization of the modern world from their cultural, economic and political practices. History of ancient Greek spanned many centuries from 1600 B.C to 146 B.C with unfolding world around neighbors like Turkey

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  • Greek Gods & Goddesses

    s | Stephanie Highfield | Greek Gods & Goddesses | | | | | The ancient Greek religious history explains the existence of the world and the lives attached to the entire process of various gods, goddesses, heroes, heroines and other mythological characters. Every individual god or goddess was supposed to have a unique feature to him/her. For example: Athena was goddess of wisdom and courage, Ares was the god of war, while some gods such as Hestia (the heart) and Helios (the

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  • Compare Contrast Greek and Roman Art and Architecture

    Compare/Contrast Greek and Roman Art and Architecture Since the onset of Greek and Roman civilizations centuries ago we have seen the art and architectural worlds evolve into what we know them as today. In fact, many of the ancient Greek styles were duplicated by the Romans and modified to suit their needs. We can still see a lot of Greek and Roman influences in the present day, especially in the architectural world. Below I will cite some examples of Greek and Roman pieces of art and a structure

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  • Compare Contrast Greek and Roman Art and Architecture

    on the truth of life, but also facilitates the path of enlightenment and liberation. [pic] Differences Between Hinduism And Buddhism On God • Buddhism : The original Buddhist doctrine does not entail any godly figures, though the later Buddhist sects introduced some Godly figures. • Hinduism : The Hindus believe in 300,000 Gods. On Rituals • Buddhism : Buddhism do follow some rituals but only in the form of meditation, and bowing and different forms of worship while

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  • Greek and Roman Architecture

    culture the Greeks and Romans are citizens of the two most celebrated ancient cultures. “Classical art” was referred to the art of ancient Greek and Roman sculpture which the three primary areas of classical art are painting, architecture, and sculpture. The differences between Greek and Rome art are both interesting and significant for identification. Historically, the Greeks were the primary influences of the Romans in terms of artwork. The most obvious difference between Greek and Roman architecture

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  • Greek Gods and Their Interest in Humans

    Greek Gods’ Interest in Human Beings In old Greek writing, the Greek Gods portrayed as powerful being each serving a certain purpose among human beings and their fate. There is a relationship between Greek Gods and human beings, which is obviously seen in various works of literature In this paper I will be discussing “Greek Gods Interest in Human beings.” The topics I will present are the interpretation of Gods by the Greeks, creation of man by the Gods, philosophy of Greek Gods, and the relationship

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  • Roman and Greek Architecture

    Greek and Roman Architecture Melisa Hart ART/101 September 7, 2014 Caleb Kromer Write a summary comparing the characteristics and innovations of each Greek and Roman architecture in 200 to 300 words. Greek architecture inspired Roman architecture, so they have several similarities between them. Together they have created classical architecture that is still greatly remember to this day, but they also share a lot of differences. Most Greek architecture was built to honor their gods

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  • Greek God of Sun: Apollo

    The Twelve Olympian gods wouldn’t be complete without Apollo, god of the sun, music, poetry, healing, prophecy, archery, disease (mostly death-dealing plagues), purification, and a defender of all herds and flocks. His many symbols are the chariot, the kithara/lyre (a gift he received from Hermes), the laurel tree, and mice, ones who are suppose to help him with his prophecies. He is the son of Zeus and Letos, along with his twin sister, Artemis. In art, he is portrayed as being a very attractive

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  • Greek vs Roman

    There are many differences between the two cultures Roman and Greek. One difference is that Greek culture was exceedingly older than Roman culture. Rome conquered and grew, and it as well consisted of city states very similar to Greek, but they united and one day decided they want to conquer the world. Of course, Greek fell to the Romans. When the Romans demolished them, they decided that they really liked Greek culture, and they adopted many Greek characteristics into their own culture. -The concept

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  • Greek and Roman Architechture

    Greek and Roman Architecture Jennifer Thackrah ART 101 May 24, 2013 Harvey Tidwell Greek and Roman Architecture The art of architecture has been around for thousands of years. Some of the most extravagant and amazing architectural designs and inventions came from the ancient Greek and Roman time period. Proven to be masters in architecture, the Greeks and Romans created vast structures using techniques and inventions that we have adopted and still use today. Greek architecture was quite

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  • Greek and Roman Concepts of Citizenship and Government

    Greek and Roman Concepts of Citizenship and Government Joe Wickenden, Sarah Dowling, Ginger Snyder, Leone Hansen HIS/341 October 27, 2014 Joel Getz Greek and Roman Concepts of Citizenship and Government The definition of citizenship in Greek and Roman cultures can be described much differently than the current democratic definition of contemporary nations. The Roman Empire differed from the Athenian Amphictyony and the Assyrian Empire as well as the sunder later emperors such as Vespasian

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  • Ancient Greeks and Romans

    Ancient Greeks and Romans Stephanie Bumpase AIU Abstract There were a little similarity between the ancient Greeks and Romans that would be detailed out. There were towns of differences between the two cultures. In this paper, you would know how the ancient Greeks ran their land and how Romans did theirs. By the end of this paper, you would see how each culture adapted in their way of living. Ancient Greeks and Roman When you think about ancient Greeks and Romans, the most that pops

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  • Women in Greek and Roman Codes

    Women in Greek and Roman Legal Codes Greek and Roman women struggle to exist. This struggle is not only for equality, but even to be seen. Usually men are place above women in terms of control and their overall freedom. Men live on their free will and have an active public life, unlike women who have a more shelter since most are household and attended to the wishes of their husband. Women are expected to be good wives and mothers, but nothing else. Women do not have any independence in these Mediterranean

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  • Greek Gods

     Long ago, people lacked knowledge on why certain things happened. Without scientific answers, like we have today, the Ancient Greeks created their own answers about the world and an individual’s place in it. These tales were known as myths. They described the feelings and values that bound the members of society. There are two types of myths -- creation myths and explanatory myths. A creation myth explained the start of many events such as the origin of the world and the creation of human beings

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  • Discuss the Extent to Which Roman Ideas About Their Gods and the Foundation of Their City Were Influenced by Greek Mythology.

    Discuss the extent to which Roman ideas about their gods and the foundation of their city were influenced by Greek mythology. Ancient Rome is filled with history of great wars and heroes, the mighty and the fallen. They were renowned conquers becoming one of the largest empires of their time. The romans were skilled finding their strengths in the engineering industry as well as the law. Although this ancient civilisation existed millenniums ago, they still effect the times of today. A prime example

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  • Greek and Roman Cultures the Contrasts and Comparisons

    Greek and Roman Cultures the Contrasts and Comparisons Kasaundra Ottinger AIU Online- HUMA215 July 20, 2011 Elements of Culture | Greek Culture | Similarities/Differences | Roman Culture | Geography | Greeks would not permit the building of an empire. The city-states were isolated by the hill sides and were united by force from the Romans. They were more sophisticated and more advanced then the Romans. | Both are Mediterranean countries that started out as city-states. Greek city-states

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  • Comparison of Greek & Roman Culture

    Compare Contrast Volcanic Eruption Roman- Vesuvius Volcano Buried Pompeii (Sonneborn) Archeological digs have been able to help us to know more about the people of Pompeii. The remains are virtually unchanged. Very detailed information has been gathered about Roman Life at that time. Greek- Island of Thera Buried Minoan settlement of Akrotiri (Thera Eruption ) Archeological digs have been able to help us to know more about the people of Akrotiri buildings. Roman The exact

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  • Grant vs Mcclellan Comare and Contrast

    surprise attacks against McClellan’s Army of the Potomac in the Seven Days’ Battle. McClellan’s forces were pushed back, and he was relieved of duty as commander of the Army of the Potomac, until later in 1862. (McPherson, 1988, pp. 462-470) In contrast with McClellan stood U.S. Grant. Grant graduated from West Point in 1843, 21st in a class of 39. Like McClellan, he too served in the Mexican War receiving some distinction. (McPherson, 1988, pp. 4-5) However, after the war, he became disillusioned

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  • Greek and Roman Comparison

    Greek and Roman Comparison Lisa Lain HIS275CA June 1, 2015 Zachary Lenz Greek and Roman Comparison The Greek and Roman empires were very important to the history of the world. With their empires came religions and philosophies. While their religions were much different, both the Greeks and the Romans turned to Christianity at some point. Their philosophies were also quite different. They each studied the building blocks of the universe and created their own theories. With any empire

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  • Greek and Roman Government

    citizenship originated in Greece. Greek citizenship was granted by the birth from a Greek mother and father, together with an assembly member. Without citizenship, they couldn’t own land, but they were required to pay taxes and serve in the military. Greek philosopher Aristotle defined citizenship as “he who has the power to take part in the deliberative or judicial administration of any state. ” Citizenship was restrictive as well as exclusive. In a Greek polis, you either enjoyed full citizenship

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  • Comparison-Roman: Greeks

    Category | Greeks | Romans | Government | In ancient times, Greece was an independent, self governing city-state. Greece also invented democracy. The Greek government was divided into monarchies, oligarchies, tyrannies and democracies and in the Mycenean period (between 2000 and 1200 BC) all Greek city-states were ruled by kings (Carr, 2011) | In the earlier days Rome was governed by kings, but ancient Rome was schooled to form their own government and rule themselves ((Hons), 2011) | Geography

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  • Comparison Between Greek and Romans

    interior cella. Inside the cella stood a statute of the patron goddess of Athens, Athena. Although modern scholars often speculate at the furnishing of the interior of the Parthenon, the actual decoration remains speculative (Greer 68-72). The Roman Pantheon however, was quite different. From an exterior view, the structure is somewhat unimpressive. Once inside though, it opens up into an enormous, well lit, domed space. Light flows in from the oculus, a thirty foot opening in the center of the

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  • Romans vs Greeks

    Greeks and Romans affected and influenced each other greatly in the Hellenistic Period and Ancient Roman Civilization. The greatest effect of Hellenism; specifically between Rome and Greece; was communication. The spoken word, and the language of printing, sculpture, mosaics and architecture all of which they, and the various regions shared. As the provinces consumed the culture at a constant rate, they also managed to keep their own unique local characteristics and joined them while exploring the

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  • Greek and Roman Culture

    The Ancient Greek and Roman Empires began their histories as city-states. The early empires cultures were very much similar, yet unique. Both had an influence on the Western world. Rome conquered many areas around the Mediterranean Sea. It grew into a huge empire because of how it dealt with the cities they conquered. Unlike most, when a city is defeated they are extracted from the land but Rome offered the defeated people citizenship. Often when the people became citizens, they actually joined

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  • Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods

    BEGINNING AND STUFF T HE I N THE BEGINNING, I wasn’t there. I don’t think the Ancient Greeks were, either. Nobody had a pen and paper to take notes, so I can’t vouch for what follows, but I can tell you it’s what the Greeks thought happened. At first, there was pretty much nothing. A lot of nothing. The first god, if you can call it that, was Chaos – a gloomy, soupy mist with all the matter in the cosmos just drifting around. Here’s a fact for you: Chaos literally means the Gap, and we’re not

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  • Compare and Contrast of Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholicism

    Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches share many core beliefs regarding Jesus Christ, including his divine and human natures, his virginal birth, his death and resurrection, along with his anticipated return to earth. Both denominations also recognize the teachings expressed in the first seven ecumenical councils. At the root of the Great Schism between the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches was the ways in which the idea of the Trinity was expressed. While the Eastern Orthodox

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  • Greek Gods

    of not less than two lines from the text, citing the location. Suggest how each lesson could be applied in a practical way today. On page 128, Chapter 1, summary of the chapter, "Agamemnon insults the priest of Apollo, causing Apollo to punish the Greeks… Achilles and Agamemnon argue, and as a result, Agamemnon takes Achilles' prize of honor. Achilles, in turn, retaliates by withdrawing from battle". Maybe war is a little bit too far from our everyday life, how about substituting the army with a

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  • Greek Roman Comparison

    Topic | Greek | Roman | Government | Democratic * Prized law and order, but a passion for personal freedom * Hatred of corruption and prized integrity * Valued people as a whole * All were equal in the sight of law * Segmented into City-States | Totalitarian / republic * Laws protected roman citizens throughout empire * Civil law system * Created stoicisms (inalieible rights) * Rules by a Cesar (king) * - also had a senate * Efficiency and effectiveness were key | Geography

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  • Roman Mythology vs. Greek Mythology

    respect. People respected and believed in it. The two major mythologies known are Greek and Roman. What are the similarities and differences between these two famous mythologies? The Roman mythology has two types of creation. Certain people believe it was created around the 12th century BC, after the war between Greece and Asia. The legend says that after the war, Aeneas, a very strong and popular soldier of the Greek royal army, won the battle against Asia but then decided to leave for Carthage

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  • Hermes Greek God

    Hermes the Greek Messenger God Hermes was the youngest son of Zeus, the king of all gods. He was born on Mount Cyllene in Arcadia. ("Olympian Gods", 2005-2011). Hermes was born very playful and right away Zeus loved him very much. Zeus knew he was going to have a lot of fun raising Hermes. When Hermes was only a few days old he got out of the blanket that his mother had him wrapped in and escaped from his crib. He ran off on his own very quickly. Hermes was born with the ability to run fast. He

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  • Greek Culture Roman Culture

    The early Greek and Roman cultures fundamentals or descriptions were illustrated in the table beneath. Greek Culture Roman Culture Government Aristocrats once ruled the Greeks. After a number of years of war, the Democracy was presented and effective. Political, philosophical, and literary held great concerns. (Economic History, 2010) The Roman government is an uncompromising version of the Greeks. From the Monarchy there is a civilization change, holding the military and political

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  • Greek and Roman Art: Compare and Contrast

    Greek and Roman Art: Compare and Contrast Sylvia Williams HUMA/205 March 31, 2012 William Figueroa/instructor Greek and Roman Art: Compare and Contrast The Doryphoros also known as the Spear Bearer was created by Greek sculptor Polykleitos. He created this statue depicting an athlete or the ideal man of equal proportions, combining observations with mathematical calculations (Frank, 2002-2011). The materials used were marble and the process or technique used to create such a masterpiece was to

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  • Greek Gods

    Mythical Gods Zeus - Gød of the sky, the clouds, and the rain. Normally seen holding a thunderbolt. Represented by an Eagle. Married Hera and had many children from many affairs. Poseidon - Brother of Zeus, and ruler of the sea. Seen with a trident and connected to horses and bulls. Hera - Sister and wife of Zeus. Protector of marriage and ally of married women. Cow and Peacock were important to her. Hades - Ruler of the underworld and of the dead. Also lord of wealth (his Latin name means

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  • Greek and Roman Cultures

    2012 Abstract This paper compares and contrasts the Greek and Roman Cultures. These are the different kinds of Greek columns that were used in there arhecture. The Doric column has no base at the bottom where the Ionic does to give more stability. This is roman art it depicts the realistic image of the person but used for more decorations than anything. This is Greek Art it portrays the same as the Roman’s Topic | Greek | Roman | Government | Ruled by aristocrats in a

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  • Greek and Roman Culutres

    Topics in Cultural Studies AIU Online Abstract In this chart we will list different distinctions between the Greeks and the Romans, we will look at the government, geographical, economy and trade practices between the Greeks and the Romans civilization. Descriptions | Greek | Roman | Government | Originally it was kings that ruled Greece; the majority of Greek states were governed by groups of rich land owners called oligarchy, and then democracy which allowed voting by the citizens. This

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