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    The Greek depiction of the human body

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    What was the idea of the Greeks viewing the human body as perfection?
    What was the misconception of the Greeks viewing perfection in the human body to the reality of the normal human body?

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    The Greeks believed that the Gods took human form and thus they became obsessed with the perfect human body as they envisioned their Gods to have and embody. This perfection translated itself into a human body that was depicted an ultra-athletic form and a new form of sculpture creation allowed the Greeks to show the human body in a realistic ...

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    This solution discusses how the Greeks chose to depict the human body. The idea of the Greeks viewing the human body as perfection is given. The misconception of the Greeks viewing perfection in the human body to the reality of the normal human body is provided.

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