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What is the defining characteristic of Hellenism in Greek sculpture?

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What is the defining characteristic of Hellenism in Greek sculpture?

Defining Characteristics of Hellenism in Greek Sculpture:

Though the terms "Hellenism" and "Hellenistic" were coined primarily to describe interactions between the Greek and non-Greek worlds in the centuries after the conquests of Alexander the Great in the 4th century BCE, it also applies to developments in politics, society, and the arts that were not directly related to these interactions but took place during the same period.

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The Greek sculpture of the Hellenistic period was, when compared to the classical sculpture of the 5th and 4th centuries BCE, much more kinetic and...

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Historical & Artistic Developments of Greece's Hellenistic Period

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In this lesson, you will explore the cultural and artistic changes of the Hellenistic Period, the last major era of Ancient Greece. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.


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