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Lacey Miller

“The definition of humanism is a belief that human needs and values are more important than religious beliefs, or the needs and desires of humans.”
Based on the art of ancient Greece presented, I’d say it was safe to say that the idea of humanism was freshly emerging. The use of subjects that were that of simple human needs can be seen, but you do still see the representation of gods. One thing to note is the Greeks ability to capture human form a bit more accurately. With these they also represented their gods in a more humanlike way, size is one way that they humanized the gods, but I believe they still weighed of heavy importance. As time progressed, the symbolism started to dissipate and the art was centered more so on the daily life of the greeks and the preservation of human imagery.