11-7-08 Arch 350 - Arch 350General Terms Hellenistic 321-31...

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Unformatted text preview: 11-7-08 Arch 350General Terms: Hellenistic 321-31 BC Alexander the Great, ruled 336-323 BC Building Types: Agora- open "place of assembly" in ancient Greek city-states. Early in Greek history (900s–700s BCE), free-born male land-owners who were citizens would gather in the agora for military duty or to hear statements of the ruling king or council. Example the Agora, Stoa, BouleuterionStoa- Ancient Greek architecture; covered walkways or porticos, commonly for public usage. Early stoae were open at the entrance with columns lining the side of the building, creating an enveloping, protective atmosphere and were usually of Doric order.Bouleuterion/ Council house - a building which housed the council of citizens (boule) in Ancient Greece.Theater– semi circle area used for presentation of political or entertainment value. Civic and religious value. Example - Theatre of PrieneKey Terms: Hippodamianplan - A grid-shaped city plan system, which laid out roads and streets intersecting each other in opposite directions. It was developed in the streets intersecting each other in opposite directions....
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