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ancient greek Architecture

By: Abdulaziz Al Rashed & Jaber k.al sabah

Abdulaziz al Rashed

on 26 April 2010

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Ancient Greek Architecture
By: Abdulaziz al Rashed & Jaber k. al Sabah Introduction Today We are going to talk about the ancient greek architecture. Did you know that with out the ancient greek architecture people now would have struggled to build beatiful buildings. Arcitecture comes from a greek word that means "master builder". The greeks made 3 orders: Doric, ionic and the corinthian. they were made to build temples.
Though the temples were made
before they made the orders. the doric and ionic orders were both developed before the corinthian order. The three orders: The acient greeks made the plumb line, and the level. A plumb line is a cord with a lead bob attached to one end, used to determine the exact and accurate height of a building so they can put the ceiling. a level is a a device used for determining or adjusting something to a horizontal surface.
Explanation of the Ancient greek architecture phidias Phidias was an Athenian sculptor, the son of Charmides, and is generally acknowledged as the greatest ancient Greek sculptor and instigator of the classical style of the 5th and 4th centuries BC. It is believed he lived from around 490 until 430 BC. bibliography "Phidias, Greek Sculptor." Ancient Greece - History, Mythology, Art, War, Culture, Society, and Architecture. Web. 24 Apr. 2010. <http://www.ancientgreece.com/s/People/Phidias/>. He gained most of his fame for his two large sculptures: One of Athena in the Parthenon, and the other of Zeus at Olympia. "Ancient Greek Architecture - History for Kids!" Kidipede - History and Science for Kids - Homework Help for Middle School. Web. 24 Apr. 2010. <http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/architecture/greekarch.htm>. Architecture is the style of building. Main points Greek styles are still used today mostly in main buildings, especially museums. With out the ancient geek architecture the world now wouldn't have beautiful buildings. The ancient greek architecture made the people now build beautiful buildings and they can make acurate sizes for ceilings, windows, etc. by using the level and the plumb line.
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