TITLE

The Greek Temples of Sicily

AUTHOR(S)
Bianchi, Robert S.
PUB. DATE
March 1984
SOURCE
Archaeology;Mar/Apr84, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains that the ancient Greek temples in Sicily, Italy reflect how the Greeks adapted the architectural idiom of their homeland to the cult needs of the colonial cities of Segesta and Selinunte. Height of the entablature in relation to the columns; Curvature of the stylobate and architrave of the temple; Limestone was covered with painted plaster to give the appearance of marble.
ACCESSION #
16268911

 

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