The <br />Greek Orders<br />Development & Use<br />Kathryn Ursenbach<br />Humanities 101<br />
<ul><li> Orders are an arrangement of Greek architecture
 Grandiose and attractive
 Associated with philosophical, political   and humanistic values
 Uniquely proportioned and detailed
Three Greek Orders
Doric
Ionic
Corinthian
 Capitals used to determine the Order</li></li></ul><li>DORIC ORDER<br /><ul><li> Oldest and simplest
Originated 7th Century B.C.E
 Perfected during 5th Century B.C.E.
Developed in the Western Dorian region of Greece
 Represents strength and masculinity</li></ul>IONIC ORDER<br /><ul><li>Elegant scroll-type Capital
6th Century B.C.E.
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  1. 1. The <br />Greek Orders<br />Development & Use<br />Kathryn Ursenbach<br />Humanities 101<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li> Orders are an arrangement of Greek architecture
  3. 3. Grandiose and attractive
  4. 4. Associated with philosophical, political and humanistic values
  5. 5. Uniquely proportioned and detailed
  6. 6. Three Greek Orders
  7. 7. Doric
  8. 8. Ionic
  9. 9. Corinthian
  10. 10. Capitals used to determine the Order</li></li></ul><li>DORIC ORDER<br /><ul><li> Oldest and simplest
  11. 11. Originated 7th Century B.C.E
  12. 12. Perfected during 5th Century B.C.E.
  13. 13. Developed in the Western Dorian region of Greece
  14. 14. Represents strength and masculinity</li></ul>IONIC ORDER<br /><ul><li>Elegant scroll-type Capital
  15. 15. 6th Century B.C.E.
  16. 16. Originated in Ionia
  17. 17. Feminine characteristics</li></ul>CORINTHIAN ORDER<br /><ul><li>Most exquisite and decorated of the three Orders
  18. 18. 4th Century B.C.E.
  19. 19. Not used much by the Greeks
  20. 20. Named after the City of Corinth
  21. 21. Created to represent a maiden</li></li></ul><li>
  22. 22.
  23. 23. DORIC<br /><ul><li> Short and wide shafts
  24. 24. No base
  25. 25. 20 Flutes
  26. 26. Square abacus
  27. 27. Tapering echinus
  28. 28. No carvings or decorations on the capital</li></li></ul><li>The Parthenon Temple<br />
  29. 29. IONIC<br /><ul><li> Stands on pedestal
  30. 30. Shafts usually had 24 flutes, but not always with fillets
  31. 31. Volutes decorate the capital</li></li></ul><li>Temple of <br />Athena Nike<br />
  32. 32. Corinthian<br /><ul><li> Base and shaft similar to Ionic
  33. 33. Decorated with acanthus leaves and anthemion ornaments
  34. 34. Outward flare suggest sense of light</li></li></ul><li>Temple of Olympian Zeus<br />
  35. 35.
  36. 36. Lamp near the main (south) entrance to the Idaho state capitol in Boise.<br />
  37. 37. Works Cited<br />"Ancient Greece - Art and Architecture, Sculpture, Pottery and Greek Temples." Ancient Greece - History, Mythology, Art, War, Culture, Society, and Architecture. UniversityPress Inc., 2008. Web. 13 Sept. 2011. <http://www.ancientgreece.com/s/Art/>.<br />"Classical Order." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. 30 Aug. 2011. Web. 13 Sept. 2011. <br /><http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_order>.<br />Small, Julian. "Classical Orders." Scran Hosted Web Sites. Web. 13 Sept. 2011. http://sites.scran.ac.uk/ada/documents/general/orders/classical_orders.htm.<br />St2wok. "Browsing Photography on DeviantART." Browsing DeviantART. DeviantART, 2011. Web. 13 Sept. 2011. <http://browse.deviantart.com/photography/?q=doric%20column&order=9&offset=24#/d2yf7p6>.<br />Kallistos. Parthenon-2008.jpg. Digital image. Wikipedia. 25 Apr. 2008. Web. 13 Sept. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Parthenon-2008.jpg>.<br />Temple of Athena Nike, 421-405 Bce. Digital image. Survey of Western Art. Web. 13 Sept. 2011. <http://legacy.earlham.edu/~vanbma/20th%20century/images/surveydayseven.htm>.<br />Morris, Roy. Med Trip - AthensPhoto 13 of 74. Digital image. Picasa Web Albums. Picasa, 16 May 2008. Web. 13 Sept. 2011. <https://picasaweb.google.com/104290477282814128112/MedTripAthens#5209068528991862642>.<br />
  38. 38. Works Cited - continued<br />"Doric Order." “Ionic Order.” “Corinthian Order”. The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia. 6th ed. Columbia UP. Infoplease: Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus. Free Online Reference, Research & Homework Help. %u2014 Infoplease.com. Columbia University Press, 2007. Web. 14 Sept. 2011. <br /><http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0815907.html>.<br />column: orders. Art. Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Web. 14 Sep. 2011. <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/media/143834/Comparison-of-three-of-the-main-Greek-column-styles-Doric>.<br />"stereobate." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 14 August 2011. <br /><http://www.yourdictionary.com/stereobate>.<br />Hadley-Ives. Hadley-Ives Summer 2010 Page 9. Digital image.Http://www.historylines.net. 2010. Web. 14 Sept. 2011. <http://www.historylines.net/pages/Summer_2010_9.html>.<br />
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