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chapter 2 questions
WhatGreek epic poem recounts the story of Achilles and the Trojan War?
a) The Iliad
1. What was the region or state controlled by Athens?
1. What was the polis?
a) The city-state
What two opposing aspects of Greek civilization were represented by Apollo and Dionysus?
Logic vs. emotion
Which Greek god represented supreme good?
None of the above
Who was the first known “author” in the history of western literature?
Who is the Greek goddess of intelligence and understanding?
Who are Achilles, Agamemnon, Hector, Patroclus and Priam?
The main characters in Iliad
Why is painted pottery emphasized in the study of the first 300 ears of Greek art?
Little other art has survived.
What was the meander found on Greek geometric pottery?
A maze pattern
By the eighth century B.C.E. what had become the principal subject of Greek art?
The human body
What was the purpose of the amphora with a hole in its base?
To give offering to the dead
What was an important basis for Corinth’s political and economic strength during the sixth century B.C.E.?
What impact did the tyrants have on Greek society?
They supported the arts
What is the archaic smile?
A facial expression
What is a mode
In Greek music, what was the doctrine of ethos?
Music can influence human behavior
What is a lyric verse?
Poetry which conveys personal feelings
Who was the first woman to leave a literary record of her personal feelings?
Which philosopher tried to explain all phenomena in terms of one or more material elements?
Who was the first great Greek historian(the “Father of History”)?
Greek msical instrument. A seven-sringed lyre
Greek double-reed musical instrument
A dance resembling the movements of crane
Sculptures deeply craved out of a block of stone
Excessive pride and ambition
Draped, standing female figure
Rectangular panels on a doric frieze