Art 101: Prehistoric through Medieval Art
Spring 2003

Name _________________________
Date Due: March 31, 2003

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Worksheet #12
Chapter 5: Greek Art

On the red lines in the diagram below, label the architectural elements they point to. At the bottom of the diagram, identify the architectural order that each set of elements belongs to.



Identify a temple that exemplifies each of the architectural orders. List at least three elements that can be used to describe each order.

Order: __________________........Order: _________________......Order: _________________
Temple:_________________........Temple:________________.......Temple:________________
Elements: ..........................................Elements:........................................Elements:
1. _____________________........1. _____________________......1. ____________________
2. _____________________........2. _____________________......2. ____________________
3. _____________________........3. _____________________......3. ____________________


What is an architectural order? Why is the term only used in describing Greek architecture?

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Regarding the section on page 123 of your textbook, Limitations of Greek Architecture, what limitations does your book note that may have prevented Greek architecture from continuing the pace of development it had maintained in Archaic and Classical times?

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Your book suggests that "it was the very coherence and rigidity of these orders that made it impossible for Greek architects to break from them." Do you agree or disagree? Explain.

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