Florida ARC1720 Module 1- According to Professor Tilson’s
1. According to Professor Tilson’s lecture on Ancient India and Asia, the stupa derives its form and primary meaning from the primitive funerary cairn or tumulus erected over the mortal remains of distinguished persons.
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2. According to Professor Tilsons lecture on Greece, a megaron was a rectangular enclosed space used for sacrifice, guests of the king to stay overnight, and poetry.
a. all of the above
c. guests of the king to stay overnight
Answer: all of the above
3. The Greek temple is separated from the earth by the stylobate Viharas were small Buddhist monasteries
4. According to Professor Tilsons lecture on Ancient India and Asia, a monastery developed from the Sanskrit meaning a secluded place to walk and associated with sanctuary and refuge is also called a
5. Peculiar to the Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassai are: Ionic columns projecting from the interior walls of the cella, peripteral Doric columns, a single Corinthian column in the cella Pylon gateways were often fronted by obelisks
6. According to Professor Tilson’s lecture on Ancient India and Asia, the Lingaraja temple in Bhubaneshwar is organized around a “world axis” that connects heaven and earth. From the exterior this axis is realized in a tower called a shikhara
7. According to Professor Tilson’s lecture on Egypt, the pyramid visualizes the emergence of: the primordial mountain from the seas
8. According to Professor Tilson’s lecture on Greece, the ultimate backdrop of any Greek play was the distant landscape, home of heroes, gods and mortal man
9. According to Professor Tilson’s lecture on Mesopotamia, a ziggurat: rises out of the earth-and sometimes the literal flood waters, is a symbolic mountain, expresses a ritualistic function
10. Hindu temples include forms that are symbolic of the holy mountain
11. The palace at Khorsabad was organized by means of courts
12. A trilithon at Stonehenge consists of two, upright stones capped by a lintel
13. A ratha is a wheeled cart or chariot
14. According to Professor Tilson’s lecture on Greece, the wall construction called the Lion’s Gate at Mycenae is considered Cyclopean due to the immense scale of the stone blocks
15. The Erectheion is unusual for a Greek temple in being built on irregular topography and the downslope of the Acropollis
16. According to Professor Tilson’s lecture on Greece, an aerial view of the acropolis showing the route of the Panathenaic Way clearly marks the century’s old path. From this view, it is obvious that the path follows the lineof the topography
17. According to Professor Tilson’s lecture on Ancient India and Asia, virtually every surface of a Hindu temple
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