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God belonging to the Parthenon
The oldest, simplest and most massive of the three Greek pillars. columns are placed close together and are often without bases. Their shafts are sculpted with concave curves called flutes. The capitals are plain with a rounded section at the bottom, known as the echinus, and a square at the top, called the abacus.
Easily recognizable as the "female" doric design. This pillar was used for smaller building and interiors. It's easily recognizable by two scrolls called volutes on its capital.
Very similar to the ionic except in its capital. This pillar's capital is for more ornate, being carved with two tiers of curly acanthus leaves. It was used much less commonly than the other two pillars.
Used by the Romans to transport water
A structural design used for structures like aqueducts and bridges
As the Parthenon is to the Greeks, the _____________ is to the Romans
Creators of the three main pillars: ionic, doric, and cornithian
first to utilize the arches to their great potential
commissioned the construction of the parthenon
designer of the theater at Epidaurus
A temple made by ancient Greece. So well constructed that it is still standing and beautiful to this day.
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