Greek Architecture The Parthenon, Athens, c.440 BC
Greek Architecture: Architectural Orders DORIC ORDER IONIC ORDER No base      Base Plain  capital      Capital with vo...
Ionic: Volutes Corinthian: Acanthus leaves Greek Architecture: Architectural Orders
Greek Architecture: Athens--Acropolis ACROPOLIS: “ Acro Polis” (High City)
Athena Promachos Salamis Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis PROPYLAEIA by MNISIKLES
Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis TEMPLE OF ATHENA NIKE (Victory) by KALLIKRATES  Nike Figures
Parthenon   Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE PARTHENON by IKTINOS and KALLIKRATES
Parthenon (Athens): 8 by 17 L = 2W+1: 17 = 2(8)+1 Greek Architecture: Temple Plans
VITRUVIUS  If the platform is straight: The human eye perceives it  like this: _____________ (slight dip—a few inches—in t...
  Because the columns  on the corners are  seen against a lighter  back ground  (sunlight), to the  human eye they will ...
Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE PARTHENON: Visual tension, organic (?)
Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE PARTHENON: Frieze Frieze   Parthenon frieze: PANATHENAIC PROCESSION “ Pan Athena...
Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE PARTHENON: Panathenaic Procession
Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE PARTHENON: Panathenaic Procession
Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE PARTHENON: Panathenaic Procession Peplos  
   Erectheion Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE ERECTHEION
Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE ERECTHEION: Caryatids
PRAXITELES SKOPAS LYSIPPOS
Bust of Alexander the Great  (after an original by Lysippos)
“ Hellenistic:” In the style of the Greeks (spread of Greek  culture to non-Greek lands)
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  1. 1. Greek Architecture The Parthenon, Athens, c.440 BC
  2. 2. Greek Architecture: Architectural Orders DORIC ORDER IONIC ORDER No base   Base Plain capital   Capital with volutes
  3. 3. Ionic: Volutes Corinthian: Acanthus leaves Greek Architecture: Architectural Orders
  4. 4. Greek Architecture: Athens--Acropolis ACROPOLIS: “ Acro Polis” (High City)
  5. 5. Athena Promachos Salamis Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis PROPYLAEIA by MNISIKLES
  6. 6. Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis TEMPLE OF ATHENA NIKE (Victory) by KALLIKRATES  Nike Figures
  7. 7. Parthenon  Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE PARTHENON by IKTINOS and KALLIKRATES
  8. 8. Parthenon (Athens): 8 by 17 L = 2W+1: 17 = 2(8)+1 Greek Architecture: Temple Plans
  9. 9. VITRUVIUS If the platform is straight: The human eye perceives it like this: _____________ (slight dip—a few inches—in the center) PARTHENON 
  10. 10.   Because the columns on the corners are seen against a lighter back ground (sunlight), to the human eye they will appear thinner. VITRUVIUS
  11. 11. Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE PARTHENON: Visual tension, organic (?)
  12. 12. Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE PARTHENON: Frieze Frieze  Parthenon frieze: PANATHENAIC PROCESSION “ Pan Athenaic” (all Athens)
  13. 13. Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE PARTHENON: Panathenaic Procession
  14. 14. Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE PARTHENON: Panathenaic Procession
  15. 15. Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE PARTHENON: Panathenaic Procession Peplos 
  16. 16.  Erectheion Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE ERECTHEION
  17. 17. Greek Architecture: Athens—Acropolis THE ERECTHEION: Caryatids
  18. 18. PRAXITELES SKOPAS LYSIPPOS
  19. 19. Bust of Alexander the Great (after an original by Lysippos)
  20. 20. “ Hellenistic:” In the style of the Greeks (spread of Greek culture to non-Greek lands)
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