– 400 C.E.
Ancient Cultures

Ancient Greek Temples at Paestum, Italy


Ancient Greek Temples at Paestum (Poseidonia): 
 
Hera I, c. 560-530 B.C.E. (Archaic), tufa, 24.35 x 54 m
Temple of Minerva or Athena, c. 500 B.C.E. (Archaic), tufa, 14.54 x 32.88 m
Hera II, c. 460 B.C.E. (Classical), tufa, 24.26 x 59.98 m

All three temples are Doric in style though the Temple of Minerva also includes some Ionic elements.

A conversation with Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker
 
Doric and Ionic Orders 
 
A view of the Temple of Hera I from the 18th Century 
Piranesi, Temple at Paestum, c. 1770-78 (Rijksmuseum) Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Temple at Paestum, c. 1770-78 (Rijksmuseum)

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