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    The Pantheon Basalt

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    Structure: The exterior of the Pantheon, like its history, went through many metamorphoses. The porch of the old temple used to stairs since the construction later raised the ground level leading to the portico. The temple has a Greek facade that has a granite pediment that lies upon the giant Corinthian columns. Although the columns are not like the Greek ones that have drums: they are not segmented. The temple was originally framed by a colonnade and surrounded with other temples as well. The

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    The Pantheon The Pantheon was originally commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during the reign of Augustus (27 BC - 14 AD) it was then rebuilt by Emperor Hadrian c.125. The Pantheon is one of the most influential architectural designs in history, its pediment, pillars and dome are it most copied elements and their influence can be seen in building all over the world. From the front the building looks like a lintel and post style build, but it is actually a circular building. If you approached the Pantheon

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    My final stop would be the Pantheon. The Pantheon, as well as many other renowned buildings in Italy, has made appearances in many American films. One example is Roman Holiday, a romantic comedy directed and produced by William Wyler and released in 1953. This film centers on a royal princess named Ann who, during a tour of Europe, escapes the confines of her sheltered life and goes off on her own to explore Rome, where she falls in love with an American newsman, Joe. In one of the scenes, after

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    The Parthenon and Pantheon are great ancient temples built at different times, they come from different cultures and time yet they share many similar architectural style. The Roman and the Greek culture have influenced the architecture around the world till date. The Parthenon may be one of the greatest architectural achievements by the Athenians in Athens. Athens was one of many Greeks city-state, In the 5th Century Athens was the most powerful city-state. This precinct becomes a sacred one rather

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    Roman Pantheon (c. AD 125) v. Macon Auditorium (ca.1900) In this project, we going to compare two historical building, the Roman Pantheon (c.AD 125) and the Macon Auditorium completed in 1925 (“Macon City Auditorium”). Although very recent in historical perspective, we did find fewer information about the latest building compare to the Roman Pantheon. In this project, we did find a striking resemblance between these two building, starting from the idea behind the project, the architectural concept

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    Jefferson Memorial and the Pantheon

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    Memorial and the Pantheon The Jefferson Memorial is a testimonial to the past, present, and future of the United States. Its architecture, like most neo-Classical buildings, gives a sense of permanence. This permanence has a history far older than many would suspect. Centuries ago and thousands of miles away a building was erected that would later become the model for which many other buildings, including the Jefferson Memorial, are based upon. This building is the Roman Pantheon. Though the Jefferson

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    The Parthenon and the pantheon The Parthenon is a good example for the Greek architecture, the pantheon is a good example for the Roman's magnificent civilization. Roman architecture hired itself from the Greek architecture. The Parthenon and pantheon are two monuments which demonstrate the differences between both civilizations; the Greek civilization and roman civilization. These two temples are good example to show the differences and similarities between the ancient Greek civilization and the

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    Introduction The Roman Pantheon, constructed around 126AD, and the Greek Parthenon constructed about 432BC, are famous not just because they are two of the few significant ancient temples that have survived mostly intact for thousands of years but because the offer a glimpse into the past of early Western civilizations. These temples were used by two different cultures and are constructed about 550 years apart, so it is expected that there would be differences. The question to be examined is – Are

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    The Parthenon in Athens and the Pantheon in Rome In 500-323 B.C. Which is the classical age of Greek Civilization? During this time, they gain more strength after being victorious over the Persians (Peace treaty in 449 B.C.). Democracy as a form of government was developed in Athens as a virtue for individual citizens in a society where individuals are treated equal, also they still worship and reference their gods. The Greeks place so much importance to their past because they use it as motivation

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    Pantheon and Hagia Sophia

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    Pantheon and Hagia Sophia Pantheon and Hagia Sophia are two extremely outstanding architectural pieces of their times. They have been built according to the traditions of those particular times. The materials used to built these buildings and the purpose for which they were used are all very important aspects and have been briefly covered in this report. Pantheon The statesman Agrippa built pantheon in 27 B.C. Then it was completely rebuilt by the emperor Hadrian. The Pantheon is remarkable for

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