A new type of architecture
The city of Corinth
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Who used Corinthian columns?
What are Corinthian temples like?
The Corinthian style is fancier and heavier than the Ionic style. In Corinthian temples, the columns have a fancier base to stand on. At the top of the columns, on the capital, there’s a stone carving of acanthus leaves, under the architrave (ARR-kuh-trayv).
Examples of Corinthian architecture
Learn by doing: walk around town and look for different kinds of column capitals
More about Doric Architecture
More about Ionic Architecture
Bibliography and further reading about Greek architectural orders:
Ancient Greek Architects at Work, by J. J. Coulton (1982). An interesting look at how Greek architects worked.
Greek Architecture, by A. W. Lawrence, R. A. Tomlinson (5th edition 1996). Might be a bit out of date.