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1. Religious buildings Ancient Examples: temples Culture:__ roman Title: Temple of Apollo Palatinus Medium: the particulars of the architecture are not known but servius says the temple was built of solid blocks of luna marble and it may have been diastyle. Location: one idea says that it should be in the vigna barberini, where there was certainly a major bulding, almost certainly a temple in a colonnaded square. It was located on the Palatine within the sacred boundary of the city (the pomerium), on ground that had been struck by lightning and therefore made public property. Contemporary Example: churches Culture: canada Title: red river architecture 1812-1870 Medium: solid blocks, marble Location: MA, Fine Arts. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia. Connections: In ancient Roman religion, practitioners often performed their worship at a temple, that is, a structure that housed the image of the deity and an altar. Sacrifices would take place at an altar within the templum precinct. Since the public ceremonies took place outdoors, the building itself served mainly to house the cult statue which was kept in the main room (
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course ART 110 taught by Professor Sami during the Spring '11 term at Miramar College.

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