Compare Contrast Greek And Roman Art And Architecture

  • 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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  • 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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  • Art and Architecture

    Project Art and Architecture Kaplan University Ishmael Andrew Mills Art and Humanities HU: 300-01 Professor Ellie Schamber Tuesday 12, 2012 My unit two project will explore both a piece of architecture and a work of art. I will first begin by locating a piece of architecture that catches my attention then provide a brief detailed explanation of what I see. I will then explain the element of form and function as it relates to the architectural work. Meanwhile I will locate a piece of art work that

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  • Greek Architecture

    Ancient Greek architecture is featured by two main orders, namely the Doric and the Ionic. Greeks effectively applied these architectural styles in constructing buildings, theatres and temples. The Doric style was predominantly applied in mainland Greece with a further spread to the Greek settlements in Italy. The Ionic style was applied in Ionia and the Aegean islands. At that, the Doric style was more austere and formal, whereas the Ionic was more decorative and relaxed. The styles are mostly reflected

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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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  • Greek Architecture

    Greek Architecture Katisha Baker ART/101 Shahara Godfrey, Ph.D. March 10, 2013 Greek Architecture Greek architecture began to be revitalized during the 7th century. Initially, Greek architecture was constructed from wood and mud. The buildings we see today are made largely of limestone. The three periods expressed in these later building are Classical, Hellenistic and Roman. Limestone was quarried and cut into large blocks dressed to fit the need of the builders. Some buildings were constructed

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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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  • Compare and Contrast

    PSYC 101 COMPARE AND CONTRAST PAPER November 1, 2012 There are many variations to the way in which God has desired for us to choose a mate and the ways that we actually use. Although many are Christians, we still do not follow very well they ways in which God wants us to choose a mate. God’s view on the subject remains the same. However, the secular world’s views change, sometimes very frequently. In a perfect world, in God’s views, we would select our mate by the proper means. Dating

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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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  • 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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  • Comparison and Contrast of Two Art Periods and Their Major Works

    Renaissance and Neoclassicism are two major periods in the history of art, during which different forms of art including architecture, painting, music and visual arts significantly progressed. During these eras, many artists gained enormous fame as a result of the masterpieces they produced, reflecting how the ideologies and artistic philosophies evolved during that time. This essay compares and contrasts these two art periods with respect to the major works created by prominent artists. In this

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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 and Contrast

    Tuesday/Thursday 10:30-11:45 Compare and Contrast The two pieces of art I've chosen to compare, contrast, and analyze are Woman at the Height of her Beauty, by Kitagawa Utamaro and Mother and Child, by Mary Cassatt. Both pieces are reflective of different societies of the time period in which they were created, and both pieces have a background and deeper meaning that goes beyond what meets the viewers eye. However, the aesthetic appeal varies greatly between the two pieces, as do the ideas they

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  • The History of Art and Roman Verism

    1. Roman Verism was often used by the Romans in marble sculptures of heads. Verism, often described as "warts and all", shows the imperfections of the subject, such as warts, wrinkles and furrows. “The beautiful head of the Buddha, with its expression of deep repose, was also made in the frontier region of Gandhara. (Gombrich, E.H. The Story of Art. 97. Print.)” “This attention to realistic detail almost exaggerating the effect of aging on people is a characteristic of Roman sculpture (Watson, Mark

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  • Greek Architecture

    GREEK ARCHITECTURE THE DORIC ORDER: * In their original Greek version, Doric columns stood directly on the flat pavement (the stylobate) of a temple without a base; their vertical shafts were fluted with 20 parallel concave grooves; and they were topped by a smooth capital that flared from the column to meet a square abacus at the intersection with the horizontal beam (entablature) that they carried. The Parthenon has the Doric design columns. * Pronounced features of both Greek and Roman

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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

    Buddhism & Hinduism "Buddhism, in its origin at least is an offshoot of Hinduism." (S.Rahdhakrishnan) Guatam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism was born and brought up and lived and left this materialistic world as a Hindu. And this particular evidence is enough to explain that the concept of Hinduism predates to that of Buddhism. Hinduism, better known as the 'Sanatan Dharma' to the Hindus, is believed to be the oldest religion in the history of human civilisation. Practiced majorly in the secular

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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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  • Ancient Greek Architecture

    Ancient Greek Theater Architecture Many aspects of ancient Greek theaters have long been studied and debated. Much of the information about these theaters is based on speculation due to the fact that so little of them still exist today. This lack of remnants especially applies to the architecture of the early Greek Theaters. However, through archeological finds and years of studying the people, the plays, and the architecture of the time, we are able to make many conclusions about these early structures

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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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  • Ancient Greek Architecture

    Ancient Greek Architecture Ancient Greek Theater Architecture Many aspects of ancient Greek theaters have long been studied and debated. Much of the information about these theaters is based on speculation due to the fact that so little of them still exist today. This lack of remnants especially applies to the architecture of the early Greek Theaters. However, through archeological finds and years of studying the people, the plays, and the architecture of the time, we are able to make many

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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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  • Compare and Contrast

    Epistemological Comparison and Contrast Dorothy M. Conner University of Phoenix Epistemological Comparison and Contrast Descartes ' Theory of Knowledge Rene Descartes is one of the most renowned rationalists of the modern age who asserts that knowledge can be obtained by means of reason. He claims that in the acquisition of knowledge one should be able to distinguish what is true and what is false. This leads to his opposition against the idea of experience as a source of knowledge As

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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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  • 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

    Topic 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

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  • Compare and Contrast

    Brandi Antles Arts/100 Matthew Caron May 23, 2015 Option B: Compare and Contrast Paper This paper is going to be about the comparing and contrasting of Michelangelo’s The Pieta and Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and how the two works from the High Renaissance. In this paper I will be describing the elements of composition for each artist’s work and explaining what was unique about the artistic choices made by da Vinci and Michelangelo that led them to their continuing popularity. I will also

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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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  • Compare and Contrast

    Greek Mythology vs. Roman Mythology Behold the mighty power of Zeus! Perhaps you would yell out the name Jupiter instead. Depending in which era and land you lived would dictate which name you would praise. Both civilizations believed in the same Gods, but gave them different names. The physical attributes of the Gods’ is one aspect of religion that the two cultures did not agree on. The afterlife is also a belief shared by the two cultures, while the path to which and the purpose on earth

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  • Greek Influences in Art

    AR 115 March 29, 2013 Greek Influences in Art The Greeks have had a prolonged effect on Western art. The statues and carvings, as well as their architecture, has withstood the test of time and cemented their place in history as the one of the most influential founders of modern art. All three of the periods in Greek history, Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic, have produced many marvels in the art world. Their methods of construction have been tried and true in withstanding thousands of years

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  • Greek Art

    and introduced printing of books in Florence. Christoforo Landino, Angelo Poliziano and Pico are some of the esteemed members of the academy. They query Michelangelo about his knowledge of Greek art and volunteer to teach him the ancient language. They also talk about purifying the church and resurrecting arts and science for the betterment of humanity. Michelangelo is fascinated by their talk and feels enriched in their presence. The palace springs surprises on him. He is given new pairs of dresses

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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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  • 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 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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  • Compare and Contrast

    Compare and contrast three different types of thinking and comment on how each effects the critical thinking process Logical Creative Optimistic Creative and logical-- Critical thinking and decision making is the process to find the truth. An important aspect of thinking is the process that relies on the ability to coordinate and structure our ideas so that they make sense. Training our mind to use the critical thinking process gives people a better understanding of the information. This paper

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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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  • Analyzing Art and Architecture

    Running head: Art and Architecture Analyzing Art and Architecture HU300 Art and Humanities: 20th Century and Beyond Art and Architecture I have lived in California for three years, have visits San Francisco numerous times and it was not until this past weekend that I saw the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco for the first time. We took the trip to show our foreign exchange around and show her the beauty of our area and I was surprised to find myself in amazement not only that I did

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  • Greek and Roman Cultures

    June 10, 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

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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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  • Architecture as Art

    role of architecture as art in terms of the four roles of an artist with a real world example. According to Webster’s dictionary, architecture is defined as “an art or science of building.” While I believe buildings are mostly engineering processes, structures can be artistic. Architecture comes with design and design usually has some kind of creative element to it. This creativity to reflect the architect’s artistic ability in a building, the thought processes, functional aspects, is art. There

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