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Ancient Art and the Ideal
This paper discusses ancient art and the ever-changing quest for the ideal .
# 126961 | 1,500 words | 11 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Anthropology (Cultural) , Art (History) , History (Greek and Roman) , Sociology (General)


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In this article, the writer discusses that in Ancient Greece, Hellenistic Greece, Etruscan Italy, and within the Roman Empire, the quest for the ideal changes, but what remains the same of the fact that this cultural quest--whatever version--is reflected in the art that characterizes each period for future generations.

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"Although no two cultures are the same it is possible that some may share the same ideals. Ideals are relative and manifest themselves differently with every new generation. In the societies of Ancient Greece, Hellenistic Greece, Etruscan Italy and the Roman Empire the quest for the ideal was ongoing and never-ending. For the Ancient Greeks perfection was the goal personified by the Doryphoros of Polykleitos for their society culture and art. For the Hellenistic Greeks the ideal ..."

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