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Greek Architecture

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  • 1. Greek architecture
  • 2. Greek Architecture The Greeks constructed many different types of buildings designed to a human scale. They looked for proportion and beauty.
  • 3. Greek Architecture • All their monuments were built of stone or marble • They had columns and a double-sloped roof
  • 4. Theatre
  • 5. Parthenon and Acropolis
  • 6. Temples • Most important buildings • Each city had its own temple dedicate to the polis’ god • Built in white marble and painted in different colours
  • 7. Label the temple
  • 8. Greek Architecture Complete the table using the following sentences: • Parthenon • Performance of theatre plays • A statue of the god is kept inside • Theatres of Delphi and Syracuse • Built in the slope of a mountain • The house of the god Temple FUNCTION DETAILS EXAMPLES Theatre
  • 9. Greek Architecture Temple FUNCTION The house of the god DETAILS EXAMPLES A statue of the god is kept inside Parthenon Theatre Performance of theatre plays Built in the slope of a mountain Theatres of Delphi and Syracuse
  • 10. The three orders
  • 11. The three orders • Greeks were concerned about proportion, beauty and harmony • Architects followed very strict rules, called orders • The orders determined the style of the buildings
  • 12. The three orders Label the images A B C

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