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Unformatted text preview: 11-3-08 Arch 350General Terms: Early Classical Period, ca 480-450 BC Athena (Minerva) Building Types: Treasury container stronghold for those possessions obtained in conquest. Also can contain precious symbolic images (statues, works etc). Key Terms: Classical Orders: Doric, Ionic and Corinthean Doric (Greek and Roman); Ionic (Greek version) and Ionic (Roman version); Corinthian (Greek and Roman) The Doricorder originated on the mainland and western Greece. It is the simplest of the orders, characterized by short, faceted, heavy columns with plain, round capitals (tops) and no base.The Ionicorder came from eastern Greece, where its origins are entwined with the similar but little known Aeolic order. It is distinguished by slender, fluted pillars with a large base and two opposed volutes (also called scrolls) in the echinus of the capital.The Corinthianorder is the most ornate of the Greek orders, characterized by a slender fluted column having an ornate capital decorated with two rows of acanthus leaves and four scrolls. It is commonly regarded as the rows of acanthus leaves and four scrolls....
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