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Architecture Of Ancient Greece

A Bit About The Unique Architecture Of Ancient Greece.

Carter Sieben

on 24 November 2010

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Architecture Of Ancient Greece Some of the first few buildings ever made in Greece
were small houses & huts, with wooden walls built
around them for extra protection. Later on they built bigger houses/buildings
which formed villages then built stone walls
around the villages. In the Late Bronze Age, they finished building palaces and big tombs for the more wealthy people, as well as paved streets, bridges, and dams. The people of Greece developed three architectural systems, which were called orders. The Greek orders are: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian. Doric Ionic Corinthian The reason why most Greek Buildings have been basically demolished is because of the wood and brick they were made of and of how old they are. The buildings of Ancient Greece had a
political purpose too, they were sometimes
built to celebrate power and pride. They were
also built to celebrate success in war. The best known surviving
Greek buildings are in the
Doric column. Roman architecture
copied Greece's ROMAN GREEK In the 300's BC there was less
time spent on building temples,
and more time spent on building
theatres. And there we have it.
Hope you now know
alot more about the
Architecture of Ancient
Greece. BY: CARTER
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