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Reflections of Ancient Greek Architecture 1Reflections of Ancient Greek ArchitectureRyan M. BarnesChamberlain University
REFLECTIONS OF ANCIENT GREEK ARCHITECTURE2AbstractThis reflection is designed to demonstrate the relation of Ancient Greek Architecture and the influence it has today on modern architecture.
REFLECTIONS OF ANCIENT GREEK ARCHITECTURE3Reflections of Ancient Greek ArchitectureColumns are a staple in Ancient Greek Architecture. Whenever someone thinks of Greece; two ideas come to mind: Greek Mythology and The Greek Architecture. Sophisticated column’s ere developed originally during the Bronze Age. According to “Ancient History Encyclopedia”, column’s first use, was, “A single central support for the roof of relatively small buildings” (“Column”, 2012). Around 7th/ 8thcentury BCE, the stone column in ancient Greece soon replaced the wooden column of Egyptian, Assyrian, and Minoan civilizations. Displaying such works of art is the Metropolitan Museum of Art, located in New York. The stone column