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  • Greek Order Sall Through Greek Architecture
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    TABLE OF CONTENTS Table OF contents / List of Illustrations... i Preface... ii The Tunnel of Eupalinos... 1 Intro to Greek Architecture... 2 Tools and Materials Used... 3 The Greek Orders... 4 Doric Order... 4 Ionic Order... 5 Corinthian Order... 6 The Parthenon... 6 The Theater at Epidaurus... 7 The Temple of Athena Nike... 8 Works cited... LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS Figure 1: The Acropolis... CP Figure 2, 3, 4: The Tunnel of Eupalinos... 1, 2 Figure 5: The Doric Order... 5 Figure 6: The Ionic Order...
  • Greek Temples
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    Greek Architecture and Orders Greek Architecture Greek architecture has been noted as some of the world's finest buildings known to man kind. Such as the Parthenon, and the temples they built to their Gods, have been studied over for many years. The way these structures were built is fascinating. The Three Greek Orders of Architecture Greek architecture is broken down into three orders. These orders were determined by the way that the top or capital of each column was sculpted. The first order w...
  • Three Major Orders Of Greek Architecture
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    Greek Architecture: History and Mechanics Throughout history, there have been several significant architectural movements. The last, and perhaps most enduring movement is that of Classic Greece. Although for centuries, the architecture of ancient Greece has been admired, mimicked, and replicated, its beginnings are somewhat surprising to one unfamiliar with the history of the region. It is important to understand the history and mechanics of Classic Greek architecture in order to fully appreciat...
  • Ancient Greek Ideas Of Columns
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    Behind the complex understanding of Greek architectural design lay the backbone of all Greek lifestyle, Sacred Architecture. The temples built in Ancient Greece were extraordinary in their design, planning, and construction. Some of the more simple temples were built with solid limestone blocks, which were surfaced with stucco made of marble dust (Greece, 1). Other temples were made completely of solid marble or other near-indestructible materials. These temples were constructed to worship the g...
  • Greek Orders
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    Greek life was dominated by religion and so it is not surprising that the temples of ancient Greece were the biggest and most beautiful. They also had a political purpose as they were often built to celebrate civic power and pride, or offer thanksgiving to the patron deity of a city for success in war. "X Greek Temple Architecture The Greeks developed three architectural systems, called orders, each with their own distinctive proportions and detailing. The Greek orders are: Doric, Ionic, and Cor...

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