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Greek Architecture
Greek Architecture Video
 http://www.history.com/topics/ancienthistory/ancient-greece/videos/deconstructing-historytheacropolis?m=528e394da93ae&s=undefined&f=1&free=f
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Parthenon

The Parthenon was
constructed between 447-432
BCE

It was made to be the center
of the acropolis, which was
the center of the city-state on
top of mountain or hill.

This temple was made to
honor the goddess Athena
and to shelter statues of her

It cost 469 talents to build, to
put it in perspective it cost 1
talent to make their warships
Erechtheion

The Erechtheion was built in 421406 BCE to replace an older
temple that was destroyed

It was named after a mythical
Athenian king

The odd shape of this monument
was due to the eastern side was
dedicated the acropolis

While the western side served as
a place of worship for a Poseidon
cult

It also severed as a grave site
Temple of Athena Nike
 The original was destroyed
in 480 BCE and was not
rebuilt until 435 BCE
 This is the first building that
greets visitors to Athens
 This was built to honor the
goddess Athena, though it is
much smaller than other
temples of this time
 It’s dimensions were smaller
than the traditional 9:1,
instead it was 7:1
Temple of Delphi

Delphi was a main
destination for the people of
Greece because of the oracle
that was located

This temple was dedicated to
the god Apollo

The design for this temple was
done by multiple men across
Greece because it was
destroyed four different tomes
due to different factors

The main feature of this
temple was the columns that
surrounded it