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Analysis of Greek Funerary Statue

intended for this statue (Woodford, 1986). The initial response of this writer/tutor to the statue was that I was taken with the...

Analysis ofTwo Greek Statues

the prime of life ("Marble...woman"). This trend included depicting ordinary people, such as this statue, which is known as "The O...

Comparing Two Sculptures

was painted. There hints of yellow on the goddesss crown, as well as on the end of the cornucopia. The goddesss neck and breast ha...

Comparing Two Art Styles

In five pages thispaper compares the depth and emotion of Hellenistic Greek marble statues with the statue of Ramses the Second fr...

Ancient Works of Art

far more meaning that representing daily life. According to one particular author, "The Cycladic civilization of the Aegean sea...

Political and Religious Aspects of the Seated Gudea

exist before the establishment of literary historical records, are of immense value. Like all art, one can enjoy these works on a ...

Standing Buddha Statue Seen on a Trip to New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art VII

In about three pages reaction and analysis to this fifth century Indian statue are presented. There is the inclusion of a black a...

Greek Funerary Vase/Krater ca. 750-735 BC

base and down the pedestal. There are two main strips of illustrations divided by a geometric band. To either side of the vase are...

Artistic Periods Kouros and Diadoumenos Eras Contrasted and Compared

illustrate a greater command of the medium than in earlier times. This is, perhaps, in part due to the creation of more sophistica...

Overview of Singer of Amun Nany's Funerary Papyrus

This essay focuses on the "Singer of Amun Nany's Funerary Papyrus," which is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A comprehensive ov...

Comparative Artistic Analysis of 'Alexander with the Lance' and 'Trajan in Armor'

"Trajan in Armor" is a figure in relaxed form, and this description is based on the positioning of the legs and the fact that the ...

Ancient Greece Essays

In eight pages classical Greek civilization is examined in a series of brief independent essays that include astrology and the Gre...

Heroic Greek Definition in 'The Iliad' and 'The Odyssey' of Homer

In seven pages the classical Greek definition of hero as revealed in the epic poems of Homer is discussed....

Comparative Analysis of Gilgamesh and Heracles

cultures. In addition, the kind of difficulties and trials faced by different ancient communities will also tend to be similar. On...

Herakles Presentation by Playwrights and Artists

very opposing forces. There is an evident duality to Herakles. On the one hand, he has a compassionate side that truly wants to ...

Classical Greek Art

a great deal of art, was incredibly reflective of what was considered the good life. There was a change in the society at that tim...

Annotated Bibliography: Origins of Greek Mathematics

is very advanced and demonstrates once again a close connection, in the ancient Greeks works, between mathematics and philosophy. ...

Greek and Roman Theater

As such one could clearly argue that the basic design of the Epidauros influenced the design and construction of the Colosseum. Th...

'Trunk Theater' and Euripides' Medea

In five pages this paper examines a 'trunk theater' rural school production of Medea, the Greek tragedy by Euripides....

Analysis of Oedipus the King by Sophocles

truth about who killed his wifes husband is being uncovered. He shows himself again as noble by insisting that justice be done and...

Mythology and the She Wolf of the Capitol Statue

can deduce from a study of the dark sculpture is that the Romans considered themselves to be of supernatural abilities and as such...

Should Cultural Artifacts be Returned to Their Countries of Origin?

1. "claims concerning the restitution of cultural properties to their ocuntries of origin" 2. "restriction of imports and...

Comparative Analysis of Sedes Sapientiae and Nataraja Religious Statues

In five pages differences and similarities are compared and contrasted as far as the cultural settings, presentation, interpretati...

Greek Literature as Reflective of Greek Culture

to the outside, the cave becomes a type of conduit, or birth canal which brings him into the life of actual knowledge. What one ca...

'Big Questions The Greeks' as Part of the For the Love of Wisdom PBS Series

yet differentiated between having a form and embodying that form. Aristotle, on the other hand, proposed that a form, with the exc...

Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis and the Depiction of Greek Culture

In eight pages this paper discusses how in the plot and characterizations featured in Zorba the Greek author Nikos Kazantzakis dep...

Comparison of the Romans and the Greeks

In six pages this paper discusses the similarities between the Greeks and the Romans in a consideration of how the Greek Empire wa...

Chicago's Greek Community

In eight pages this paper discusses Chicago's Greek culture and community in an historical overview that includes such topics as t...

Hellenistic Culture, Greeks, and Jews

time when Cleopatra passed away (127). Cleopatra in fact was one of the last to live from that dynasty. What were the relationshi...

Romans as Doers and Greeks as Thinkers

In four pages this paper examines how Greek thought propelled Roman action in a consideration of the influences of Greek art and p...