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  • The
    Greek Orders
    Development & Use
    Kathryn Ursenbach
    Humanities 101
    • 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
  • DORIC ORDER
    • 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
    IONIC ORDER
    • Elegant scroll-type Capital
    • 6th Century B.C.E.
    • Originated in Ionia
    • Feminine characteristics
    CORINTHIAN ORDER
    • Most exquisite and decorated of the three Orders
    • 4th Century B.C.E.
    • Not used much by the Greeks
    • Named after the City of Corinth
    • Created to represent a maiden
  • DORIC
    • Short and wide shafts
    • No base
    • 20 Flutes
    • Square abacus
    • Tapering echinus
    • No carvings or decorations on the capital
  • The Parthenon Temple
  • IONIC
    • Stands on pedestal
    • Shafts usually had 24 flutes, but not always with fillets
    • Volutes decorate the capital
  • Temple of
    Athena Nike
  • Corinthian
    • Base and shaft similar to Ionic
    • Decorated with acanthus leaves and anthemion ornaments
    • Outward flare suggest sense of light
  • Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Lamp near the main (south) entrance to the Idaho state capitol in Boise.
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    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>.
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  • Works Cited - continued
    "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.
    <http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0815907.html>.
    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>.
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