Discobolus is a sculpture of a man in the middle of throwing a discus, as the name suggests this figure is a great example of the new style of sculpture being made during the classical period this figure is a great example of the new style of sculpture being made during the classical period. Other articles where discobolus is discussed: myron:acropolis of athens, and the discobolus (“discus thrower”), both in marble copies made in roman times. Myron the greek sculptor myron (active ca 470-450 bc) was one of the most renowned sculptors of the early classical period myron was born at eleutherai on the attic side of mt kithairon, probably before 500 bc.
This statue of a discobolus, or discus thrower, was part of the collection of antiquities at the villa borghese in rome, where it stood with three other athletes around the gladiator, which entered the louvre at the same period - around 1808, when napoleon bonaparte purchased the collection from his brother-in-law, prince camillo borghese. The symbolism of discobolus includes perfection, concentration, and athleticism his inspiration provides precise mechanics, follows the arts of ancient greece, and have exercised an enormous influence on the culture of many countries, particularly in the areas of sculpture and architecture. Myron, discobolus (discus thrower), roman copy of an ancient greek bronze from c 450 bce, classical period (palazzo massimo alle terme) speakers: dr beth harris & dr steven zucker. The content for these fact sheets was primarily taken from ‘the body beautiful in ancient greece’ (jenkins, 2012) and ‘the greek body ’ (jenkins and turner, 2009) for further reading a reference sheet is available on request.
His works are known through descriptions by ancient writers, such as pliny and pausanias, and two of them by copies, the discobolus (gr discus thrower), the best copy of which is the lancelotti discobolus in rome (terme museum), and athena and marsyas, of which there are also roman copies. At the olympic games two summers ago, another greek sculptor fashioned a discobolus, along more authentic lines, with models who knew all the facts and intricacies of discus-throwing he entered it in world competition at paris, won the grand prize. Marmo, discobolus, discobolus palombara or lancellotti, discobolus-kunsthistorisches museum, diskobólos) is a greek sculpture that was completed toward the end of the severe period, donnant une composition bidimensionnelle (ce qui est caractéristique du pré-classicisme. The discobolus the discus-thrower was sculpted to embody ancient greek ideals of perfection and harmony i. 3d scans are a great way to share cultural heritage with the world i mainly use photogrammetry and memento beta from autodesk i share 3d model through scan the world, a myminifactory´s project.
Title: discobolus (after myron [greek, active ca 450 bce] 19th century, marble, 74 5/16 x 25 x 40 in, irene leache memorial collection, il1002) looking questions what is the figure holding what is he doing what clues suggest this what material is the statue carved in is it hard or soft smooth or rough. The discobolus: marble statue of an athlete stooping to throw the discus one of several roman copies made of a lost bronze original made in the 5th century bc by the sculptor myron the head is wrongly restored and should be turned to watch the discus. Fast facts the tongue of a blue whale is as long as an elephant our eyes are always the same size from birth earth is not round, it is slightly pear-shaped on average, people move house every 7 years mel blanc, who played the voice of bugs bunny, was allergic to carrots.
The diskobolos of myron is one of the first statues displaying the break from the conventions notice how from the top of the arm with the discus to his hand on his knee forms an arc shape, and another arc is shown from the top of his head to his knee prior to this sculpture all the shapes had been rectangular. The discobolus [ian jenkins] -- the discobolus or discus-thrower is a marvellous classical piece of sculpture that over time has come to mean different things to different people originally cast in bronze by the fifth-century bc. Media in category discobolus the following 70 files are in this category, out of 70 total.
(discus thrower - discobolus) d iscobolus is an famous greek sculpture that was sculpted by myron in about 460-450 bc this sculpture is sculpted in bronze because myron is expert in bronze sculpture and it records how discus throwing develop in the ancient time and the moment of a discus thrower who is going to throw out the discus. The sport of discus throwing dates back to ancient greece, where the sport was prized for its display of an athlete’s precision and coordination, combined with his physical strength. Discus thrower (discus throw) -- an event in track and field competition, in which an athlete throws a heavy disc — itself called a discus — in an attempt to mark a farther distance than his or her competitors fact lexicon with terms going straight to the point facts are sorted by community importance and you can build your personalized lexicon. The discobolus is known for its aesthetics and representation of the proportions of the human body8 the statue shows the stillness of the human body the moment of tension before the release9 the statue was so admired that roman sculptors made multiple marble copies of myron’s discobolus10.
Discobolus (discus thrower) even though the sculptor myron was famous for creating life-like animal sculptures, he also created humans in the midst of action his discobolus or discus thrower created during the early classical period is no exception. Fun facts make life interesting featuring a variety of random, interesting, weird, and funny facts and trivia that are added on a regular basis. The discobolus of myron is a greek sculpture that was completed towards the end of the severe period, circa 460-450 bc the original greek bronze is lost but the work is known through numerous roman copies, both full-scale ones in marble, which was cheaper than bronze, such as the first to be recovered, the palombara discobolus, or smaller scaled versions in bronze.