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P.23 Athens
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The Olympion of Adrian, 6th century BC. It was the largest Corinthian style temple in antiquity, 110,35m X 43,68m. There were 104 pillars on its perimeter of a height of 17,25m each, of which only 16 have been preserved. On each long side there were 2 rows of 20 pillars and on each short one 3 rows of 8 pillars. Inside the temple was a gold and ivory statue of Zeus.
P.24 Athens
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The Parthenon, 5th century BC. This most sacred temple dedicated to goddess Athena stands on the highest point of the Acropolis. Architecture and sculpture blend into a classical masterpiece. Built of pentelic marble, it has 8 Doric pillars on each short side and 17 on each long one and dimensions 69,54m X 30,87m. The pillars vary slightly in size to create visual harmony.
P.25 Delphi
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The Tholos, the Doric Treasury and the Treasury of Massalia, 4th, 5th and 6th century BC. The Tholos was a circular building of white pentelic marble on a grey eleusinian marble base. Adjacent to the Tholos were the two Treasuries built of Paros marble, one of Doric and the other of Ionic style.
P.26 Delphi
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The two Treasuries of Massalia, small temples built in the 5th and 6th century BC. The first Treasury was in the style of a Doric and the second of an Ionic temple. The Tholos, 4th century BC, a circular building with 20 Doric pillars outside and 9 Corinthian inside.
P.27 Delphi
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The Treasury of the Athenians, late 5th century BC. This was built of Paros marble in the style of a Doric temple with dimensions 9,70m X 6,70m. The sculptures on the frieze are replicas and the originals are in the Delphi museum.
P.28 Delphi
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The Theatre, built in the 4th century BC and renovated during the Hellenistic and Roman periods. Its 35 rows of seats could accommodate 5,000 spectators.
P.29 Crete
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The Palace of Archanes, 2000 BC. Built with different kinds of stone, it was similar in size to Knossos and Phaestos. In the northeastern part there appears to have been a place where assemblies and ceremonies were held.
P.30 Crete
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Phourni Cemetery 1850-1300 BC. Representation of a deceased woman, facing left to look in the mirror she is holding in her left hand.
P.32 Crete
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The Palace of Knossos, South Propylaeum, 2000 BC. The palace covered an area of 20,00 square metres. Knossos was the seat of King Minos and the economic, political and religious centre of Crete.
P.33 Mycenae
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Detail from the Treasury of Atreus, 1330 BC. Two huge stones, weighing 118 tons each, form the lintel of the entrance to the tomb. The entrance was decorated with two small pillars and painted representations, fragments of which are now in the British Museum, London.
P.34 Crete
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he palace of Phaistos, North Wing of the Central Court, 2000 BC. This palace was built on a leveled summit of a hill and covered 8,400 square metres. It was ranked second in importance on Crete only to Knossos

 

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