Moldings and bands which lie horizontally above column, resting Capitals
In the SHAPE! of wooden beams and pegs.
Emerged in mainland greece
Capital was plain
Were more slender than Doric
More elaborate than the Doric
Capitals had scrolls
Is basically an elaboration of the Ionic type.
Capital shows leaves and small volutes
Brick and some clay were used to bulid temples, homes, Etc.
Is the wide center section part of a entablature. Are on an Ionic or Corinthian Temple.
The name of the building came from a cult statue of Athena Parthenos housed in the eastern room of the building.
The building was made out of Ivory and gold
was sculptured by the renowned sculptor Phidias
It was dedicated to Athena like most Temples on the Acroplis
Work began on the Parthenon, built on the Acropolis, in 447 BCfinally finished in 432 BC
majority of the money used in the construction came from the Delian League funds., The Delian League was a tready b/w the Greek states in league with the Persian Empire.
The five main instigators of the design and construction on the Parthenon were Pericles, Phidias, Kalamis, Ictinus and Calibrates.
around 13400 stones in the building
SIZE:, the dimensions of the base of the Parthenon are 69.5 meters by 30.9 meters (228.0 x 101.4 ft)., The Cella = 29.8 meters long by 19.2 meters wide (97.8 x 63.0 ft), the Doric columns = 1.9 meters (6.2 ft) in diameter and are 10.4 meters (34.1 ft) high., New node
Statue of Athena, Athena Dressed in full armour, Holding the Nike9 the Goddess of Victory
held large marble statues placed on corner pediments,which had depictions of Athena's life.
The East Pediment showed Athena's birth
The West pediment shows a dispute between Athena and Poseidon over control of Athens
The Sacred Rock
There are many Acropolises in Greece but the Acropolis of Athens is the best known.
Built of Limestone
Built on a plateau, also on the plateau includes the Likavitos hill, the Philopappos hill, the hill of the Nymphs, and the Pnyx.
height of about 70 meters and 300 meters long, it is 150 meters wide.
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