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Week 2 Lecture - Week2Lecture 16:59 G reek Columns Very li...

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Week 2 Lecture 16:59 Greek Columns Very little evidence that the Doric order existed before the greek experience in Egypt Ionic order has 2 large spirals that spring upward and outward from the shaft Corinthian order has slender fluted columns and an elaborate capitals decorated with acanthus leaves and scrolls Greek Temples Cella – inner colonnade and achieved closer interaction between the body of the temple and the pteron or columnar surround Greek and Roman temples are described according to the number of columns on the entrance front, type of colonnade and the type of portico Pigments used to make color were from minerals, soot, ground stones, vegetables and animal matter Telesterion At Eleusis Designed by Koroibos Square windowless building arranged in its final configuration with tiers of seats to accomadate 3,000 people Hagia Sophia 2 orders used are composite and ionic columns o composite combines the Corinthian with the ionic Arch of Titus – built in celebration for the sacking of Jerusalem, However it was in ruins during the 18 th century and so later on they preserved and restored the arch that was falling apart…kinda controversial Benito Musselini during the 20 th century decided to restore it It says “The Senate and People of Rome dedicate this to the divine Titus Vespasianus Augustus, son of the divine Vespasian On the top of the arch Augustus is flying on an eagle (symbol of Rome) Commemorates military victory Arch of Trajan (Timgad, Algeria) – Rome spread their architecture all around wherever they conquered.
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Arch of Constantine (Rome) – took pieces from other monuments to assemble the arch. The trinity is a symbol on the arch with 2 other arches giving it a touch of Christianity (father, son, holy ghost). Arch de Triomph
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