Tagged: Greece

Greece Architecture 8

Greece Architecture Part 8

The walls with their towers constitute the valid support of the cities; but, at times, more complicated defense systems are observed grafted into these walls. The most grandiose and most complex fortification is undoubtedly...

Greece Architecture 7

Greece Architecture Part 7

Of the Doric order, but with Ionic elements inserted, the Athenian Propylaea consist of a central body with a vestibule, towards the acropolis level, with Doric columns, surmounted by a triglyph and a pediment,...

Greece Architecture 6

Greece Architecture Part 6

According to thenailmythology, public buildings for meetings have come down to us. In the buleuterio of Olympia we have one of the first examples of such buildings. There first, in the century. Street. C.,...

Greece Architecture 5

Greece Architecture Part 5

While in the archaic sacred buildings extensive use was made of local rough stones (poros for Attica) and terracotta coatings, little by little during the century. VI, except in Magna Graecia and Sicily, marble...

Greece Architecture 4

Greece Architecture Part 4

The Ionic order prevails: Ionic is the temple of Athena Poliade in Priene, perittero, hexastyle, with 11 columns on the long sides; there is the absence of the zoofóros. The Artemisium of Ephesus and...

Greece Architecture 3

Greece Architecture Part 3

Purity of lines is also in the so-called Theseĩon in Athens, perhaps the temple of Hephaestus: add, for the century. It goes. C., the Poseidónion of Capo Sounio, the temple of Nemesis in Ramnunte,...

Greece Architecture 2

Greece Architecture Part 2

According to sourcemakeup, the first building, in which we observe the various constituent parts of the Doric style, is the Heraĩon or temple of Hera in Olympia. It was a temple that rested on...

Greece Architecture 1

Greece Architecture Part 1

While in Cretan-Mycenaean art architecture is essentially civil and military, in Greek art after 1000 it is essentially religious. That is, the temple originates and develops, both of the Doric order and of the...

Greece in the 1990's

Greece in the 1990’s

With the abolition of the monarchy and the establishment of a presidential republic, after the favorable outcome (69.2% of voters) of the popular referendum of 8 December 1974, a new Constitution, which sanctioned the...

Greece Literature

Greece Literature

Xenophanes, Parmenides, Empedocles. – According to plus-size-tips, the affinity with previous poetic manifestations was so close that some of these philosophers preferred to continue expressing their theories in verse, mostly in the heroic hexameter. This happened...

Greece Literature - Penthouse (500-320 A. C.)

Greece Literature – Penthouse (500-320 A. C.)

Between the two groups of colonies, Eastern and Western, which developed their culture the earliest, there was still the Hellenic continent, destined to collect and continue the legacy of both. A process of slow...