TITLE

REFLECTION OF THE SOCIAL VALUES IN ANCIENT GREEK ART

AUTHOR(S)
Demıralp, Didem
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Ekev Academic Review;Spring2008, Vol. 12 Issue 35, p165
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
It is well known the part that Ancient Greek civilization played in the formation of today's modern thought. It's art is certainly the one part which attracts attention mostly. It's essential to know the values which this art was born into and the circumstances which caused it's development to be able to understand and interprete it. These are the elements peculiar to Ancient Greek society; A suitable geographical location and the beauty thought which was born within this circumstance, humanism ideal along with the image of human shaped (anthropomorphic) gods, Homer and the heroism ideal that took shape in his legends and the identity comprehension. Throughout the ages, it has been thought that art was a matter of inspiration but certainly it has a intellectual dimension too and this is determined by the society that the art is born into. The explanations on Ancient Greek art will gain a more realistic characteristic if the values of the Greek society are known well.
ACCESSION #
37018769

 

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