Descriptions, discussion and images (including virtual reconstructions) of the architecture of Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire, which developed its classical form from the 6th century BC. Classical architecture is characterized by concern with proportion and adherence to accepted modes: the Doric, Tuscan, Ionic, Corinthian and Composite Orders. For later revivals of the style see: Renaissance, Neo-Classical and Greek Revival.
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Classical Orders of Architecture
An illustrated description of the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian orders from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission.
Kusadasi.biz: Ephesus Guide
A virtual tour of the remains of a Greek and later Roman town in Turkey, including history and interactive panoramas.
Maecenas: Images of Ancient Greece and Rome
Photographs by Leo Curran, University of Buffalo, of Classical remains across Europe, with some models and reconstructions of their original appearance. Searchable.
Wikipedia Classical Architecture
An illustrated history and description of the architecture of ancient Greece and Rome.
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