Greek architecture


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Noun1.Greek architecture - the architecture of ancient GreeceGreek architecture - the architecture of ancient Greece  
classical architecture, Greco-Roman architecture - architecture influenced by the ancient Greeks or Romans
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She explained in a released statement from the Ministry of Antiquities that the gymnasium was a private place established by rich people who wanted their villages to feature Greek architecture.
6 Weeks: By now, your baby should be smiling regularly and beginning to understand simple calculus while starting to develop an appreciation of Ancient Greek architecture.
Very impressive are the pictures of Greek architecture particularly the Ionic, Doric, and Corinthian columns.
Regular concerts are staged in the 5,000-seat amphitheatre, which blends elements of ancient Greek architecture with Islamic design, while international performers frequently perform at the Katara Opera House.
Elliott wanted to connect the hickory tree's species, "carya," to caryatid statues--carvings of draped female figures, used as pillars in classical Greek architecture.
Shaping Ceremony: Monumental Steps and Greek Architecture
Like the Greek architecture, Achaemenid architecture had a special harmony and proportion and Achaemenid kings searched for trained and required artists and artisans in their all territory and vast empire in order to finish all great architectural and structural plans and programs that in fact was the manifestation of their power, dominion, and glory.
The wedding venue included traditional Greek architecture, an elegant canopy with bright white curtains, and unobstructed panoramic views of the breathtaking Santorini sunset.
Inspired by Greek architecture, the then Maharaja of Mysore Krishna Rajendra Wadiyar had planned to construct the structure.
Instead of what is sadly too often seen in language textbooks, such as inane, culturally boring 'reality show' situations, Gaetano Cipolla presents the student with real life Sicilian culture, mythology, history, and art through the various ages from Greek architecture to contemporary poets such as Nino Martoglio and dramatists such as Luigi Pirandello.
A century later, the sculptor's instincts would be proven correct and the city would thrive on being a duty-free port and tourist resort, where people would flock to see the town's exceptional 19th Century Italian and Greek architecture.
The place retains the feel of traditional Greek architecture, with whitepainted walls and domed roofs.