Greek temples (Ancient Greek: Ναός, Naós "dwelling", semantically distinct from
Latin templum ("temple") were structures built to house deity statues with...
Ancient Greek temples were rarely used this way. They were meant to serve as
homes for the individual god or goddess who protected and sustained the ...
The architecture of ancient Greece has influenced building styles until today. The
ruins of ancient buildings show us the height of architectural achievement ...
May 7, 2015 ... The most important and widespread building type in ancient Greece was the
temple. The first stone temples appeared some time during the ...
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This diagram compares eight different types of basic Greek temples
, styles that were generally adopted into Roman architecture as well: Temple
in Antis, Double Anta, Prostyle, Amphi-Prostyle, Peri... More »
A comprehensive guide to the best surviving ancient Greek Temples. Includes a
Greek Temple list and map with directions and entry details for each Greek ...
Jul 14, 2014 ... Many important ancient temples are located in Greece and other countries, such
as Italy, which were then part of the ancient Greek empire.
Jan 6, 2013 ... Greek temples, at least on the mainland, followed a remarkably similar plan and
almost all were rectangular and peripteral, that is their exterior ...
The central focus of state religious practices was the Greek temple. This easily
recognizable structure invariably followed a regular pattern of construction: ...
The Greek Temple Greek cities were often built in the vicinity of a steep hill called
an acropolis that served as a citadel and upon which the.