UNIT #2 THEMATIC QUESTIONS:
Remember that you must answer a total of 3 of the following questions. Those 3 must be comprised of question #1 (which everyone must answer), and then one question of your choosing from the Ancient Greece History and the Greek Art and the Classical Style sections.
Everyone must answer the following question:
- What are the Names and Dates of the 4 Historical Periods of ancient Greek (Hellenic) Civilization? What are the major events, people, and ideas that pertain to each?
Ancient Greece History:
2. Who was Aristotle? What does he feel is the best form of human action? Why? How do we achieve it? Cite and explain passages from the “Nicomachean Ethics” reading to support your answer.
Greek Art and the Classical Style:
3. What are some of the differences between Greek (Classical) art and Hellenistic art? What are some of the factors which bring these changes about? Cite and explain an example from each period of both sculpture and architecture to illustrate your point.