Classical Period

Classical period can refer to the following:

  • Classical Greece, specifically of the 5th and 4th centuries BC
  • Classical antiquity, in the Greco-Roman world
  • Classical period (music), in music
  • Classic stage, of American archaeology

Other articles related to "classical, period, classical period":

Alvar Aalto - Biography - Career
... in the Nordic countries had in common was that they started off from a classical education and were first designing in the so-called Nordic Classicism style – a style that had been a reaction ... a number of single-family homes, all designed in the classical style, such as the manor-like house for his mother's cousin Terho Manner in Töysa in 1923, a summer villa for the ... During this period he also completed his first public buildings, the Jyväskylä Workers' Club in 1925, the Jyväskylä Defence Corps building in 1926 ...
Ancient Greek Painting - Monumental Sculpture - Classical
... Further information Severe style In the Classical period there was a revolution in Greek statuary, usually associated with the introduction of democracy and the end of the ... The Classical period saw changes in the style and function of sculpture ... The great temples of the Classical era such as the Parthenon in Athens, and the Temple of Zeus at Olympia, required relief sculpture for decorative friezes, and sculpture in the round to fill the triangular ...
Culture Of Turkey - Architecture - Classical Period (1437–1703)
... During the classical period, mosque plans changed to include inner and outer courtyards ... The master architect of the classical period, Mimar Sinan, was born in 1492 in Kayseri and died in Istanbul in the year 1588 ... Most classical period designs used the Byzantine architecture of the neighboring Balkans as its base, and from there, ethnic elements were added ...

Famous quotes containing the words period and/or classical:

    His singing carried me back to the period of the discovery of America ... when Europeans first encountered the simple faith of the Indian. There was, indeed, a beautiful simplicity about it; nothing of the dark and savage, only the mild and infantile. The sentiments of humility and reverence chiefly were expressed.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Against classical philosophy: thinking about eternity or the immensity of the universe does not lessen my unhappiness.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)