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Ancient Greek Art History - Part One

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Watch this video The Age of Ancient Greece and it's Art Part 1. Study the History of Art through the art, artists and artistic works of the Ancient Greeks.

Discover the roots of western civilization in Ancient Greece, and the way in which our own Constitution was inspired by this heritage. Learn how the architecture and sculpture of ancient Greece expressed the belief that "man is the measure of all things".


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Ancient Greek Art History - Part One. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Ancient Greek Art History. Learn about The History of Art and Ancient Greece. Identify the fundamental characteristics of Greek architecture and name famous structures built by the ancient Greeks.
  • Some of the major Greek sculptures created during the Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods, such as Discobolus and Laocoon, and contrast Greek art and architecture of the Classical period with that of the Hellenistic period.
  • Define the concepts of polis and arete, and explain how humanism and democracy shaped the social, religious, and political beliefs of the ancient Greeks.
  • Learn how the ancient Greeks expressed their humanistic views in art, and explore the use of naturalism in Greek sculptures of gods and humans.
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