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1 07, 2017

Parthenon frieze – Greek architecture

By |2019-06-25T17:41:05-07:00July 1st, 2017|Architecture, Greeks|0 Comments

Parthenon frieze - seated goddesses What is on the Parthenon frieze? On the Parthenon's frieze, Pheidias carved a long procession of Athenians, with girls in the front, bringing a new dress for the goddess Athena to her temple. What is a frieze? The Parthenon Classical Greek architecture Athens in the Classical period All [...]

1 07, 2017

What’s the Ionic order?

By |2019-09-23T05:56:17-07:00July 1st, 2017|Architecture, Greeks, What|0 Comments

Ionic order: the parts of an Ionic temple A new way to build temples Around 500 BC, Greek architectural styles changed so that instead of building temples in the old Doric style, people began to want their new temples for the gods to be built in the new Ionic style. What's the Doric [...]

25 05, 2017

What is a frieze? History of Art

By |2019-06-25T10:36:31-07:00May 25th, 2017|Architecture, Art, Greeks, India|0 Comments

Parthenon frieze (Athens, Greece, 440s BC): What is a frieze? Definition of a frieze A frieze (pronounced FREEZE) is a long narrow band of sculpture that runs along the architrave of a Greek temple or another building. What's an architrave? Parts of a temple Greek architecture All our ancient Greece articles One of [...]