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When studying an ancient culture, it is important for one to comprehend the many unique elements that make up that culture. The study of architecture enables historians to deepen their understanding of a culture and identify the modern influences of that society. Architecture is an essential aspect of ancient Greek culture and its long lasting influence is evident in most cities today. The Greek Revival style dominated American architecture during the nineteenth century. Many prosperous citizens believed that the ancient Greece architecture embodied the spirit of democracy.
Ancient Greece has brought about many world architectural arrangements along centuries. Many of the world-wide work of art were encouraged by the architecture in Greece, predominantly the ancient Greek style of Doric, Ionic or Corinthian
on Crete, the large island located about one hundred miles southeast of the Gree... ... middle of paper ... ...on. It is important to understand the history and mechanics of Greek architecture in order to fully appreciate it. The ancient Greeks were very well known for their beautiful temples. They were able to devise several different ways to create beautiful buildings and implement those designs. The ancient Greeks set the architectural foundations for the rest of the world with their three orders.
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