#MetKids—How Can I Recognize Ancient Greek Architecture?
Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian—oh my! Build on your knowledge of Greek columns with Ella, age 10, and find out why ancient...
A Visual Glossary of Classical Architecture
Abacus - a large slab placed above the column capital to support the architrave or an arch placed above it...
Acropolis - Parthenon (Παρθενώνας - Ακρόπολη) 3D.mp4
The Parthenon (Ancient Greek: Παρθενών) is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the Greek goddess...
Architectural Column Orders
An illustration of the evolution of the various architectural column orders and their principal features.
Basalt Column from Ashur
A number of basalt columns and their fragments were uncovered during archaeological excavations at the "Row of Stelae"...
Binbirderek Cistern, Constantinople
Part of the Binbirderek cistern or Cistern of Philoxenos under Istanbul (formerly Constantinople) first built in 330...
Capital, Library of Hadrian
A Corinthian capital from the north facade of the Library of Hadrian, Athens. c. 132-134 CE
Part of the remains of the Roman temple at Brixia (modern Brescia).
Caryatid is the name given to an architectural column which takes the form of a standing female figure. The first examples...
Caryatid & Ionic Column, Erechtheion, 421-407 B.C.E.
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=X872rmThCF8 Caryatid (South Porch) and Ionic Column (North Porch...