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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 9: Greek Architecture Influences Etruria 2/9/09 Greek Doric and Ionic Temples Tuscan temple- took Greek temple form, but Etruscans were lacking in stone, so they had to build temples of wood and terra cotta Etruscan temple is square and up on a podium Tuscan columns are normally unfluted, Tuscan temples have cresting Wooden beam ends are covered with roof tiles (both temples have these) A. The Typical Greek temple Parthenon- temple of Athena 1. Doric and Ionic types Doric temple- has a series of steps of which the column is placed, in Athens the normal type of temple is called Doric. The Doric style was popular in Southern Italy Doric is simple and massive It is made up of column drums which are piled up on each other and taper as...
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