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  • Greek Architecture Vs Roman Architecture Essay

    The Greek and Romans were two contrasting civilizations that both valued Architecture but approached it and used it differently from one another. Ancient Greek architects strove for precision, beauty and excellence which hallmarked Greek Art in general. They paid very much attention in ensuring many of their buildings mirrored one another. This obviously meant the Greeks were under strict rule to when it came to designing their mammoth structures. There precision in ensuring that buildings were replications of one another eventually erected rules of the required width the pillar should be and the consideration of the height of these soaring pillars. These rules eventually implemented themselves as orders. There development and adoption of…

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  • Greek Architectural Orders

    Architectural Order of The Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion It is common knowledge that Greek temples are admired remains of the ancient world, but what isn’t known by most is the ingenious architecture behind them. The Greeks took great pride in their temples, building them near flawlessly and placing them on the highest ground in every city, so that they could be admired from up close and a distance. There are several monuments that showcase the brilliant architectural orders of Ancient…

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  • Summary Of Architecture In City And Sanctuary By Christina Yeroulanon

    In both Marina Yeroulanon’s chapter, "Architecture in City and Sanctuary", and Olga Palagia’s chapter of “Architectural Sculpture” and it is apparent that there was a drastic change in the form of architecture over a few centuries in Greek civilization. In Yeroulanon’s chapter there an emphasis on the Doric and Ionic on the evolution of the architecture in terms of the creation of different types of buildings. Palagia’s chapter was more orientated towards the variations in the sculptures with…

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  • Similarities Between Greek And Roman Architecture

    Greek and Roman architecture has made a number of the foremost painting images in history. Whereas the Romans transferred and tailored the Greek technicality, each cluster showed the way to use their structural creations to outline their own ideals. As noted on the Palomar instructional vogue Guide, the Greeks most popular a post and header construction methodology, whereas the Romans favored a true arch construction. The distinction is especially within the columns, that's the…

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  • The Parthenon

    It is a Doric temple with some Ionic features in it. The temple itself stands on a platform of 3 steps. It is of post and lintel construction like most other Greek temples and is surrounded by columns. There are eight columns at each end of the temple, which is known as “octastyle”. The temple also has 17 columns on the side. The columns surround the inner cella, which was divided into two compartments. Above the columns was a frieze that was separated into metopes and triglyphs. The metope was…

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  • Parthenon Vs Pantheon Essay

    According to the Ancient History Encyclopedia, the architectural designs of the Parthenon considered the effects of straight columns on the human eye, stating, “To give the illusion of true straight lines, the columns lean ever so slightly inwards, a feature which also gives a lifting effect to the building making it appear lighter than its construction material would suggest (Cartwright, 2015).” Through the use of geometric principles known at that time, the Athenians were able to construct a…

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  • Roman Wall Painting Analysis

    In the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the various slides we have in class, I have observed Roman wall paintings, also know as frescoes. Frescoes also can be made in four different styles, each with their own unique qualities. A fresco is a painting done directly on a wall inside of a Roman building and are used to capture a moment in time, show off or imitate wealth, and show their love of the gods. These three uses of frescoes are also three of the main characteristics of Roman culture. After…

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  • The Importance Of The Elgin Marbles

    As a temple created for the goddess Athena, the Parthenon is one of the greatest structures of the ancient world and a symbol of ancient Greek culture. In the 1800s after the Parthenon was partially destroyed, Lord Elgin took pieces of the Parthenon back to London and is now in the British Museum. For centuries many people believe that the British Museum should return the Parthenon Marbles aka the Elgin Marbles back to Greece. These Marbles have great historical and cultural significance in…

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  • Physical Unique Hotel Case Study

    Definition The definitions of a physical unique hotel may be different, but what they all have in common, is that they are either placed a uniquely beautiful place, or the building itself is unique. Physically unique hotel is a hotel which appears differently than the others and it makes it interesting and original. People can say at first glimpse that it is a physical unique hotel. There were special efforts put in the idea of the appearance and the process of building it was different (for…

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  • Roman Cities Research Paper

    Roman Dwellings This weeks Discussion forum is very interesting, at least in my opinion. I personally love architecture, especially Greek and Roman architecture. if that was not obvious from last week's discussion forum. I will start with the dwellings inside of the city. City Dwellings This weeks Discussion forum is very interesting, at least in my opinion. I personally love architecture, especially Greek and Roman architecture. if that was not obvious from last week's discussion forum. I…

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