TEMPLE TERMS OF GREECE
         All Greek to me!
Three styles
Doric Temples
      Representative of mainland Greece




             Simple, strong, male
You Doric!
           Dominant style up to middle of 5th Century BCE

Triglyphs which are
representative of old
wooden end...
You make a better Doric than a.....
Ionic, You on ic, We on ic
Ionic Details
    Based on Ionic Island culture
    Graceful, sophisticated, female

1. Entablature

2. Column            ...
Ionic
Corinthian Order

Fancier and heavier than
Ionic

Bases and capitals
(acanthus leaves) of
columns are more
decorative

Dee...
Acanthus
  Callimachus of Corinth is said to have
been inspired by this plant growing on the
 grave of a young maiden arou...
Corinthian
Caryatid of the Erectheion
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    1. 1. TEMPLE TERMS OF GREECE All Greek to me!
    2. 2. Three styles
    3. 3. Doric Temples Representative of mainland Greece Simple, strong, male
    4. 4. You Doric! Dominant style up to middle of 5th Century BCE Triglyphs which are representative of old wooden end-beams, centered above columns and always in corners Metopes, sometimes plain, often relief decoration Shallow fluted, simple heavy columns
    5. 5. You make a better Doric than a.....
    6. 6. Ionic, You on ic, We on ic
    7. 7. Ionic Details Based on Ionic Island culture Graceful, sophisticated, female 1. Entablature 2. Column 7. Shaft 3. Cornice 8. Base 4. Frieze 9. Stylobate 5. Epistyle 10. Stereobate 6. Capital Deeply fluted columns
    8. 8. Ionic
    9. 9. Corinthian Order Fancier and heavier than Ionic Bases and capitals (acanthus leaves) of columns are more decorative Deeply fluted columns
    10. 10. Acanthus Callimachus of Corinth is said to have been inspired by this plant growing on the grave of a young maiden around a basket of her favorite items
    11. 11. Corinthian
    12. 12. Caryatid of the Erectheion

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