Discuss the depiction of Aphrodite in ancient Greek art. The ancient Greek goddess Aphrodite was depicted in many different ways throughout ancient Greek art. “Aphrodite was the Olympian goddess of love, beauty, pleasure and procreation” (Atsma, 2016). “Aphrodite has been the inspiration of more works than any other personage in classical mythology” (Morford, Lenardon, Sham, n.d.).
The people of Ancient Greece were very religious compare to today’s society. They believed in different Gods whom they thought had super human strengths. There were various painting on stones, vases and bronze sculptures that portray the major gods and goddesses. These idols were depicted either by themselves or in traditional mythological situations in which they interact with humans and a broad range of minor deities, demi-gods and legendary characters. Even though the men spend a great deal away from home they were still in charge of their household.
Roman culture began to expand around 117 CE and by 285 CE the empire had spread and become the principal government of Rome. The city of Rome was the center, the civilization of Rome was ruled much by Europe and lasted for nearly a thousand years. The birth of the Roman empire continued and brought major stability to the regions of the Mediterranean. The empire also stretched across most of Europe, Armenia, North Africa, and Assyria. Rome ultimately became the place for religious, political and social institutions.
For the Classical art sculpture (picture attached below), I decided to focus on the Bronze statue of Zeus. Zeus is portrayed as a naked Heroic God. His left arm and foot plunge towards the direction of his aim and his right arm is bent with his right foot also a little bend back. You can tell that Zeus would definitely be holding his trident. This statue is three-dimensional and makes a good example of anatomy.
My neighborhood is in North Philadelphia; and in my community one of the most interesting places is the Philadelphia Doll Museum. It’s is one of the sights I used to go to frequently as a child. I still remember all of the different dolls all, unique in a different way. From their eyes to the way each of them was dressed. Located at 2253
According to Alchin (2015), there were different categories of dwelling depending upon the wealth and power; palaces for emperors, town houses for wealthy Patricians, country villas for wealthy Romans, and tenements for poor Romans. The Roman Colosseum was humongous with 300 rooms decorated with fine stones and gold leaves on the walls and ceilings. The palaces were equipped with heating, bath and fountains.
Made from parian marble sculpted separately before being fixed with vertical legs, this piece of art is usually thought to portray Aphrodite, the ancient Greek goddess of physical love and beauty. Venus de Milo is a statue of a naked woman with no arms, restoration experts have said that the statues arms and original base or plinth have been lost almost since the work arrived in Paris in 1820. It has been said that this was partly due to an error of identification because when the statue was originally reassembled, the other pieces that came of the left hand and arm were not believed to belong to it because of their overall rough appearance. This goddess is often shown with mystery, her attitude always tends to be unknown. However to this day, many experts are confident that these additional pieces were part of the original work of art despite the variation in the final product since it was often common to spend less time and effort to the parts believed to be less visible of a sculpture, Many sculpture reconstruction experts guess that the separately carved right arm of the Venus de Milo laid across her torso with her right hand rested on her raised left knee, hence her clasping the clothing covering
The Colosseum is located just easy of the Roman Forum and was built to practical design with 80 arches and 55,000 spectators were seated according to rank. The coliseum is huge 18m long and 156m wide. The colosseum is about combat and gladiators and wild animal fights. If someone is a slave or a war criminal then they will fight to death and compete for there
6. The Colosseum and Forum: Rome The Colosseum is situated just east of the Forum in the center of Rome. The Colosseum is a massive amphitheater made up of stone. It was commissioned around 70-72 A.D. by Emperor Vespasian. The Colosseum was opened in 80 A.D. by Vespasian’s son Titus.
Position Paper Introduction Museums provide the public with the inclusive interpretations of objects. The diverse collection of objects in a museum generally consists of a manifold collection of artifacts from around the world. As a result, museums play an important role in the local community by providing the public with educational resources about world culture and heritage. This position paper will discuss the following topics: Museum interpretation, museum collaborations and address the issues in: inclusive museum interpretation, as well as provide specific suggestions as to how museums interpretation can be done collaboratively. Museum Interpretation