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    The temple of Portunus showed many elements of different architectural traditions as the high podium and the strong fronting from the Italic and the ionic ordered columns and the engaged pilasters and columns from the Hellenistic. Those temples are considered from the most important temples of Greek and Roman architecture that inspired so many architects and that need to be studied and seen by many architects as they have shown so many architectural traditions in their style, plan and their ways of construction, they showed victory and youth they showed so many confusions and differences and also similarities between Roman and Greek architecture and ways of thinking that needed to be studied and focused…

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    layout is extremely functional, and dually purposive. The location, on a hill or mountain, allows a far view of approaching enemies, as well as the opportunity to possible reach the ear of the patron god since it was the closest structure to the Heavens. The Parthenon is the most famous example of an acropolis, and it was built for the city of Athens that worshipped Athena. It doubled as the main temple and the treasury, a hub of funds gathered by neighboring Greek cities to pay for the many…

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    Greek Temple My Greek temple sits on a cliff looking over the Aegean Sea. My temple is dedicated to Poseidon who’s the God of the sea, and protectors of the water. The style I chose to use to build my temple was Iconic. My temple is rather long, and measuring twenty four by forty-five sq. ft. My columns are each three feet apart. They stretch to thirty-two feet tall and there are eight columns in the front eight columns in the back, and fifteen columns on each side. There is a carved band…

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    Phidias Analysis

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    Located in front of the Telfair Museum in Savannah, Georgia is a statue of the Greek architect-sculptor Phidias. The statue of Phidias fits in well with its surroundings. It is centered by four other statues. The surrounding statues are also iconic artists: Michelangelo, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Raphael. The artists’ statues are purposefully placed in front of the Telfair Museum because the Telfair is an art museum. All of the statues are lifted on pedestals. The Phidias statue is about four…

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    The statehouse is built in the Greek Revival style which is a design type based on the buildings of Ancient Greece. This was popular in the US from 1820 through the early 1860s. It’s a masonry building consisting of Columbus limestone on the exterior which was taken from a quarry on the banks of the Scioto River. I chose to describe the architectural elements of the back side of the statehouse. Looking at the portico at the center of the building, the top contains the pediment space. The sima…

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    Sullivan saw Jenney’s work through the eyes of his transcendent nature. He claimed in his essay “The Tall Office Building Artfully Considered,” that the momentous task of designing such building was a practical one, for such proposes, and thus was founded through common reasoning and intuition, not taciturn schooled learning. Louis Sullivan coined the now popular phrase “form follows function “in this essay. He eliminated the notion that arbitrary ornament was necessary to conceal lack of…

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    Greek Temples

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    Greek temples were famous for their the three types of columns on their exterior: doric, ionic, and corinthian. Doric columns have a round base, and get thinner, higher as they go up. Ionic columns, at the top, have stone that curls into spirals. Corinthian columns have flower-like decorations at the top. This is a digital recreation of the temple of zeus in Athens. It has doric temples, and a frieze There are 8 different designs for the interior of Greek temples. Each temple is based around…

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    Ancient Art Research Paper

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    times, pottery is now used more for aesthetics. Moreover, the stories told on these works have changed meaning as time has worn on. There are two main types of columns in antiquity: Doric and Ionic. Doric columns are very simplistic; they have no ornate topping and have no base. Instead, the column itself is topped by an entablature containing alternating decorative lines and blank spaces, called tryglyphs and metopes, respectively. Ionic order columns are slightly different. They contain a…

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    1. Describe two of the three column styles found in ancient Greek architecture. Two of the three column styles found in ancient Greek architecture are Ionic and Corinthian orders. Ionic order columns rest on detailed bases and have slender columns. On top of the columns are double scrolls. In contrast, Corinthian columns are more elaborate compared to Ionic columns. On top of the columns consist of two rows of fanned out leaves and fours scrolls. 2. What were Ushabti? What purpose did they…

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    Though the front of each is similar, the Parthenon has a rectangular shape supported with Doric order columns along all four sides and the temple for Athena on one side with a treasury on the other supported by Ionic order columns on the interior (Silverman, n.d.). The Pantheon, while it has a pronaos similar to the Classical Greek style, has Corinthian order capitals to its columns and once you pass through them you enter into the circular open rotunda, with alcoves along the edges for display.…

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