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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the archaic period in Greece for a standard ancient Greek history course. Topics covered include:
- Art and culture of Greece during the archaic period
- Definition and examples of archaic diction
- Greek sculpture
1. Greek Art & Culture in the Archaic Period
For some, Archaic just means old. For others, it is simply a transition period on the way to the 'real' ancient Greeks. However, many of the most interesting cultural adaptations of the Greeks occurred during the Archaic Period and we will look at those more closely in this lesson.
2. Archaic Diction: Definition & Examples
Art thou familiar with the tongues of yore? If you have no idea what that means, this lesson is for you! Learn more about archaic diction and see some common ways it's employed.
3. Archaic Greek Sculpture: Characteristics & Overview
Learn about what makes Greek sculpture from the Archaic period distinctive. Also, learn how it relates to other points in Greek history such as the Greek Dark Ages and the more famous Classical period.
4. King Croesus: Biography, Mythology & Gold
Croesus is an interesting figure in Greek histories. Was he real, fictional, or a little bit of both? In this lesson, we'll look at the stories of Croesus and see where fact meets fiction.
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Other chapters within the Ancient Greece Study Guide course
- Introduction to Ancient Greece
- Aegean Civilizations
- The Greek Dark Ages
- The Golden Age of Greece
- Greek Classical Period
- The Hellenistic Period
- Ancient Greek Philosophy
- Art & Architecture of Ancient Greece
- Ancient Greek Literature
- Mythology in Ancient Greece
- Muses, Creatures & Winds in Greek Mythology
- The Greek Titans