Classical architecture
Classical architecture usually denotes architecture which is more or less consciously derived from the principles of Greek and Roman architecture of classical antiquity, or sometimes even more specifi...
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British Archeologists Have Discovered Long-Lost Roman Roads Using LIDAR
For years, the United Kingdom’s Environment Agency has been using Lidar to study flooding and coastal changes. Since 1998, it’s had an unexpected use: discovering long-lost roads left by the Romans, h...
Researchers Discover Secret Recipe Of Roman Concrete That Allowed It To Endure For Over 2,000 Years
Ancient Rome’s concrete recipe is an impressive feat in architectural history. Some Roman buildings are so spectacular in their construction and beauty that modern builders would never attempt somethi...
The 10 Best Practical Places to Explore Ancient Rome
The legacy of the Roman Empire can be found in far more places than you might imagine. Many of the most interesting ancient sites, however, are located in countries and regions that are difficult or d...
Ancient Greek architecture
Athens' accomplishments in architecture during the Golden Age!
Ancient Greek architecture
The architecture of Ancient Greece is the architecture produced by the Greek-speaking people (Hellenic people) whose culture flourished on the Greek mainland and Peloponnesus, the Aegean Islands, and ...
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Ancient Roman architecture
Ancient Roman architecture developed different aspects of Ancient Greek architecture and newer technologies such as the arch and the dome to create a new architectural style. Roman architecture flouri...
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British Archeologists Have Discovered Long-Lost Roman Roads Using LIDAR
For years, the United Kingdom’s Environment Agency has been using Lidar to study flooding and coastal changes. Since 1998, it’s had an unexpected use: discovering long-lost roads left by the Romans, h...
Siege of the Acropolis (1826-1827)
The Siege of the Acropolis in 1826–1827 during the Greek War of Independence involved the siege of the Acropolis of Athens, the last fortress still held by the Greek rebels in Central Greece, by the f...
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Atlas (architecture)
In classical European architecture, an atlas (also known as an atlant, or atlante or atlantid; plural atlantes) is a support sculpted in the form of a man, which may take the place of a column, a pie...
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Coggabata
Coggabata, or Congavata / Concavata, (with the modern name of Drumburgh) was a Roman fort on Hadrian's Wall, between Aballava (Burgh by Sands) to the east and Mais (Bowness on Solway) to the west. It ...
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Presidential Administration Building (Kiev)
Presidential Administration Building (Ukrainian: Будинок Секретаріату Президента) is an architectural monument of the Kiev city, the capital of Ukraine. The building is the main office of the Pres...
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Corinthian order
The Corinthian order is the last developed of the three principal classical orders of ancient Greek and Roman architecture. The other two are the Doric order which was the earliest, followed by the Io...
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Deva Victrix
Deva Victrix, or simply Deva, was a legionary fortress and town in the Roman province of Britannia. The settlement evolved into Chester, the county town of Cheshire, England. The fortress was built in...
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Greek Revival architecture
The Greek Revival was an architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, predominantly in Northern Europe and the United States. A product of Hellenism, it may be looked upon as the ...
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Classical order
"An Order in architecture is a certain assemblage of parts subject to uniform established proportions, regulated by the office that each part has to perform".The Architectural Orders are the ancient s...
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Palermo Fragment
The Palermo fragment is a 2,500 years old marble sculpture fragment of the foot and dress of the ancient Greek goddess Artemis. The Palermo fragment was taken by Lord Elgin from the Parthenon in the ...
New Classical Architecture
New Classical architecture is a contemporary movement in architecture, that continues the practice of classical, historicist and traditional architecture. The construction of such styles never ceased ...
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Philopappos Monument
The Philopappos Monument (Greek: Μνημείο Φιλοπάππου) is an ancient Greek mausoleum and monument dedicated to Gaius Julius Antiochus Epiphanes Philopappos or Philopappus, (Greek: Γάιος Ιούλιος ...
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Eboracum
Eboracum (/iːˈbɒrəkəm/ or /ˌiːbɔːˈrɑːkəm/) was a fort and city in the Roman province of Britannia. In its prime it was the largest town in northern Britain and a provincial capital. The site remained ...
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Composite order
The composite order is a mixed order, combining the volutes of the Ionic order capital with the acanthus leaves of the Corinthian order. The composite order volutes are larger, however, and the compos...
Doric order
The Doric order was one of the three orders of ancient Greek or classical architecture; the other two canonical orders were the Ionic and the Corinthian.
In their original Greek version, Doric col...
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Ionic order
The Ionic order (Greek: Ιωνικός ρυθμός) forms one of the three orders of classical architecture, the other two canonic orders being the Doric and the Corinthian. (There are two lesser orders, the ...
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Castleshaw Roman fort
Castleshaw Roman fort was a castellum in the Roman province of Britannia. Although there is no evidence to substantiate the claim, it has been suggested that Castleshaw Roman fort is the site of Rigod...
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Chew Green
2°20′13″W / 55.371°N 2.337°W / 55.371; -2.337Chew Green is the site of the ancient Roman encampment Ad Fines in Northumberland, England, 8 miles (13 km) north of Rocheste...
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Cilurnum
2°08′20″W / 55.026°N 2.139°W / 55.026; -2.139Cilurnum or Cilurvum was a fort on Hadrian's Wall mentioned in the Notitia Dignitatum. It is now identified with the fort found at...
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Acropolis Museum
The Acropolis Museum (Greek: Μουσείο Ακρόπολης, Mouseio Akropolis) is an archaeological museum focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens. The museum was built t...
The Five Orders of Architecture
The Five Orders of Architecture is a book on architecture by Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola from 1562, and is considered "one of the most successful architectural textbooks ever written", despite having n...
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