Greek architecture
Greek Architecture
The Greeks constructed many different types of
buildings designed to a human scale. They looked
for pro...
Greek Architecture
• All their monuments were built of stone or marble
• They had columns and a double-sloped roof
Theatre
Parthenon and Acropolis
Temples
• Most important buildings
• Each city had its own temple dedicate to the
polis’ god
• Built in white marble and p...
Label the temple
Greek Architecture
Complete the table using the following sentences:
• Parthenon
• Performance of theatre plays
• A statue...
Greek Architecture
Temple
FUNCTION The house of the god

DETAILS

EXAMPLES

A statue of the god
is kept inside

Parthenon
...
The three orders
The three orders
• Greeks were concerned about
proportion, beauty and harmony
• Architects followed very strict rules, cal...
The three orders
Label the images
A
B

C
Greek Architecture
Greek Architecture
Greek Architecture
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Greek Architecture

  1. 1. Greek architecture
  2. 2. Greek Architecture The Greeks constructed many different types of buildings designed to a human scale. They looked for proportion and beauty.
  3. 3. Greek Architecture • All their monuments were built of stone or marble • They had columns and a double-sloped roof
  4. 4. Theatre
  5. 5. Parthenon and Acropolis
  6. 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. 7. Label the temple
  8. 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. 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. 10. The three orders
  11. 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. 12. The three orders Label the images A B C
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