Ancient Greek builders!

Have a look at the links below to help you research facts about what buildings were like in Ancient Greece.  What is the most interesting fact you have read?

 

Click here to find out about the types of Greek buildings

Click here to find out about the different types of Greek columns

Click here to find out about the Acropolis and Parthenon in Athens

69 thoughts on “Ancient Greek builders!

  1. The 3 types of column called Dorick,Ionic and corinthian.Each column looked straight.The 3 Distance of column at used today .

  2. From a distance each column looked straight no matter which of the three designs the Ancient Greeks used

    • Hey kyra ……..
      How are you ? It’s Jess you know. The Greeks used to build temples using these columns, they were normally named after their gods like Zeus. Miss you all, Jess.xx.

  3. Ancient Greek Hairstyles

    The Greeks loved beauty,so it should be no surprise that they had clean hair.

  4. The acropolis in Ancient Greece is probably the most famous building in Athens. The acropolis is so famous that it is usually capitatized, like a proper name and referred to simply as “The Acropolis”. But there was an acropolis in every Greek city-state, there are sometimes two.

  5. Temples
    are the most common type of public buildings in Ancient Greece.

    I enjoyed it even when it took me ages.

    Stoas
    We’re a Lot Like temples ,but were extra long,and some times they were even two or three stories high.

    • Ha what one is your favriout Ancinet greece or Ancinet egptian.

  6. An acropolis is an area of high ground.In Ancient Greece, many cities were built around an acropolis .If attacked,the people could take shelter in the buildings built high above the city on the acropolis.

  7. The Doric style is the most plain.The Ionic design is famous for its design.The corthain style is quite fancy.

  8. The Acropolis and Patheon in Athens

    The most famous acropolis in Ancient Greece is probably the most popular Patheon in the world.The acropolis in the Athens is so famous that it is usually capitalized like a proper name, and referred to simply as ” The Acropolis

  9. The Acroplis

    The most famous acroplis in AncientGreece is probaly the one in ancient Athens .But there was one in every Greek city. It’s so famous it mostly like a name so it has a capital letter in front of it.It’s called The Acropolis , but years ago it might of been called : the acropolis.

  10. The most famous acropolis in ancient,old Greece probably the one in ancient
    Athens. The acropolis in Athens it’s so famous! That it is usually capitalised
    Like a proper name ,and referred to simply as”the Acropolis

  11. What is an Acropolis?
    An acropolis is an area of high ground. In Ancient Greece, many cities were built around an acropolis because if the people were atacked, they could take shelter in the buildings built high above the city on the acropolis.

  12. Temples are the most common type of public building in ancient Greece.

    Stoas is like temples but they were longer.

    Performan and plays were a big part of Greek life , so theatres were an important part of Greek.

    Assembly hall an assembly hall similar to a theatre,but was smaller.

    Gymanasia are still a common part of most schools,and these buildings began with the Greeks.

    • The Parthenon was designed by the architects Ictinos and Callicrates, built of local marble from Mount Pendeli.

      Also they built by a large number of sculpturers , masons ,painters and other craftsmen.

    • 1.) How were Corinthian columns decorated?

      2.). Which column had marble scrolls on top?

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