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Ancient Greek Architecture - Great Buildings Online __ Photos of ancient Greek architecture - some very basic architectural information - From Artifice Inc. - http://www.greatbuildings.com/types/styles/greek.html

 

Ancient Greek Architecture - History for Kids! __  An overview of Greek architecture for younger students with lots of internal links to related subjects. - From historyforkids.org - http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/architecture/greekarch.htm


Ancient Roman Architecture Great Buildings Online __Collection of photos of Roman architecture. - From Artifice Inc. - http://www.greatbuildings.com/types/styles/roman.html


Ancient Rome - Architecture __ An overview of the history and style of Roman architecture. - illustrated - From Crystalinks - http://www.crystalinks.com/romearchitecture.html

 

Architecture of ancient Greece __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustraated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Architecture_of_ancient_Greece

 

Architecture Greece - Greek Architecture - Monuments - Columns ... __ You will find information resources about Greek architecture and monuments. The various orders of Greek architecture, columns, and monuments, including the Parthenon. - From about.com - http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/greekarchitecture/Greece_Greek_Architecture_Monuments.htm

 

 

Buildings of Artificial Stone by J.A. Geary __ About concrete usage in ancient Rome. "You may be surprised to learn that there are 2000 year old concrete structures still in daily use." - From About.com - http://ancienthistory.about.com/library/bl/uc_geary_bas.htm

 

Classical architecture __ You will find an encyclopedic article along with links to relates resources. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_architecture


Classical Orders of Architecture __ You can read about the three Greek orders of classical architecture and view photos. You will also learn what "neo-classical" means - illustrated - From Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission - http://www.cmhpf.org/kids/dictionary/ClassicalOrders.html

 

Composite Order __ You will find an encyclopedic overview with links to related materials. - illustrated - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Composite_order

 

Composite order images __ Large galleries of click-to-enlarge pictures of the Composite Order. - illustrated - From yourdictionary.com - http://images.yourdictionary.com/composite-order

 

Corinthian Order Images __  Large galleries of click-to-enlarge pictures of the Corinthian Order. - illustrated - From yourdictionary.com - http://images.yourdictionary.com/corinthian-order

 

Cupola's Ancient & Classical Architecture Gallery One __ Gallery of annotated, click-to-enlarge photos of Classical Architecture. - illustrated - From cupola.com - http://www.cupola.com/html/bldgstru/ancient/ancient1.htm

 

Doric Columns & the Doric Order __ Overview and history of the Doric Order. - illustrated - From doric-column.com - http://www.doric-column.com/  

 

Greek Architecture __ A general overview of ancient Greek architecture. - illustrated - From crystalinks.com - http://www.crystalinks.com/greekarchitecture.html

 

Greek Architecture & Architectural Sculpture __ Gallery of click-to-enlarge images. - illustrated - From umn.edu - http://www.arthist.umn.edu/aict/html/ancient/grclass.html

 

Greek Architecture in Athens and Attica __ "Greek Architecture in Athens and Attica, including the Parthenon, the Acropolis, Hadrian's Arch (yes, it's Roman, but it's in Athens), Dafni Monastery, plus Greek building styles, Greek buildings, Greek temples, ancient architecture, plans, sites, city layouts, and ancient cities."  Many resources. - From about.com - http://gogreece.about.com/od/athensmonuments/Greek_Architecture_in_Athens_and_Attica.htm

 

Ionic Order __ Overview and history of the Ionic Order. - illustrated - From .uchicago.edu - http://penelope.uchicago.edu/~grout/encyclopaedia_romana/greece/paganism/ionic.html

 

 

Ionic Order Images __ Large galleries of click-to-enlarge pictures of the Ionic Order. - illustrated - From yourdictionary.com - http://images.yourdictionary.com/ionic-order

 

Looking at Buildings: Classical Architecture __ Good introductory article and a glossary along with links to additional materials. - illustrated - From lookingatbuildings.org.uk - http://www.lookingatbuildings.org.uk/styles/classical.html 

 

MEEF - Middle East Engineering - Glossaries - Roman Architecture __ From Adyton through Triclinium, you will find an extensive glossary of Roman architectural terms. - From Middle East Economic Engineering - http://www.eng-forum.com/articles/Glossaries/Architecture_Roman.htm

 

Orders of Classical Architecture __ "There are five Orders of classic architecture, the first three being Greek, the other two Roman." You can learn about all of them here. - illustrated - From Bozzle.com - http://www.bozzle.com/perClassicOrders.html

 

Roman architecture __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_architecture

 

Roman Architecture __ Small gallery of click-to-enlarge of some surviving  ancient Roman structures. - illustrated - From bc.edu - http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/roman_arch.html

 

Roman Architecture - History for Kids! __ An overview of Roman architecture for younger students with lots of internal links to related subjects. - From historyforkids.org - http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/romans/architecture/romarch.htm

 

Roman Architecture - Reconstructed __ A multi-media site covering many aspects of Roman architecture including temples, baths, private dwellings, the orders or architecture, techniques and more. An excellent site for the student just learning about classical architecture. - illustrated - From Davidson County Schools, North Carolina - http://techcenter.davidson.k12.nc.us/spring025/

 

Roman Building Technology and Architecture __" This digitized slide sequence is developed in conjunction with the UCSB undergraduate course AH 152K - Survey of Roman Architecture, and aims to review a particular aspect of this course's curriculum. The area highlighted by this review is Roman technology and engineering in the service of architecture -- in particular the widely applied uses of Roman concrete technology (or its provincial variations)." - illustrated - From Fikret Yegul -- University of California, Santa Barbara - http://id-archserve.ucsb.edu/arthistory/152k/
 
 


Thais - Greek Architecture - Iconographic Index __ You will find the architecture of Greek civilization divided by era. - illustrated - From THAIS.IT - Architettura - http://www.thais.it/architettura/greca/indici/ind_civiltagreca_uk.htm

 

Tuscan order __ Encyclopedic overview of the Tuscan Order with links to related materials. - illustrated -- From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuscan_order


Villa Romana del Casale, Piazza Armerina (Photo Archive) __ "The Villa Roman del Casale was constructed on the remains of an older villa in the first quarter of the fourth century, probably as the centre of a huge latifundium covering the entire surrounding area. How long the villa kept this role is not known, maybe for less that 150 years, but the complex remained inhabited and a village grew around it, named Platia, derived from palatium. It was damaged, maybe destroyed during the domination of the Vandals and the Visigoths, but the buildings remained in use, at least in part, during the Byzantine and Arab period. The site was finally abandoned for good when a landslide covered the villa in the 12th century CE, and remaining inhabitants moved to the current location of Piazza Armerina." Learn about this architectural masterpiece and view an enormous collection of photos of the villa's mosaics. - photos - By René Seindal - http://sights.seindal.dk/sight/456.html

 

What is Classical Architecture? __ "Brief and Straightforward Guide: What is Classical Architecture?" - From wisegeek.com - http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-classical-architecture.htm

 

What is the Corinthian Order? __ You will find a brief article describing some of the characteristics of the Corinthian order of architecture. - From quezi.com - http://quezi.com/592
 

 

 

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