Versailles-Honors 2021 Flashcards


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Map goes down-up= East-West as sun rises and sets

Sun god- Apollo, power of king

Louis 14= king

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(3 Court yards)- The Great Courtyard

Military Training ground

trident roads- focuses of center of building

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The Royal Courtyard

Gates to separate courtyards

Closer=higher importance, status

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Marble courtyard

Stairs up to it (no carriages)

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Immediate opposite side to front door

Statues symbolic movement with sun; in two with the zodiac signs

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Statues symbolic movement with sun; in two with the zodiac signs

Leo= lion

Virgo=wheat, agriculture

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Diana- female moon goddess

Daybreak= daybreak, beginning of day

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After reflecting pools

Ovid's Metamorphasis- a love story of the gods

Letona has affair with Jupiter, Juno becomes jealous

Letona ousted from Mt. Olympus and births twins, Apollo and Diana

Letona looks for food/water for kids and goes to land of Lyceanes(under Juno) and is denied and they spoil the water

Jupiter turns Lyceanes into frogs as on fountain

Teaches to not undermine king's power, Jupiter

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behind fountain

between trees=hallway

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Apollo fountain

Apollo on chariot pulling sun out of ocean on chariot (quadriga- four horse) every day

dolphin and mermen(conch shell trumpets) statues= anouce Apollo's arival

King Louis and kingship connection

Lilly water spray- lilly mark of Bourbon Dynasty of King Louis

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Mile long

Grand Canal

adds to overall horizon line

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In separate building

horses on sides attended by mermen

Destroyed

Shells= Apollo+ sea

Thetis(muse in charge of sea nymphs)- attending to Apollo

Apollo posed base off of Famous Apollo statue

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Middle door has a sun which has Apollos face

End of Garden Stuff

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Room of Apollo

Throne room

all rooms devoted to celestial beings= kings rules them all

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Ceiling painting in Apollo room

"looking up into sky"

Apollo with the seasons

Flora(spring), Barcus(summer), Series(autum), Saturn(winter)

Goodness and Greatness= personified

Blues with Lillies- bourbon dynasty

Time day year= king Louis

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Door apollo room

Sun

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Royal Chapel

Altar- death of Jesus to die and redeem sins

Above alter- body and blood of christ

Above that- Jesus Resurrected

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Above that

God, stretched limbs surrounded by angels

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Above that

Holy Spirit

Circle, hold circle Louis is.part of

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3 arched windows= kings bedroom

right place to get touched by sun

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Fence to only allow high court member to help king get ready

power and significance of king's body's

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France watching over kings as he sleeps

Bourbon dynasty shield

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Hallway of Mirroes

hidden passage connected to king's room

17 windows across 17 mirrors

refects garden and sun

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Louve- bourbon palace/gov building

Rejected Italian design for French for french power

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Father's old hunting lodge now part of palace

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Home of successful financial advisor

French garden

Diana Statues

trimmed hedges+ colore stones= "embroidery"

King meant to be guest of honor sent him to prison for too much power

King took main planners

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(Fountain powered by waters wheels and pistons

water also used for gardens)

gardens= human control over nature

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