Temple of Athena, Paestum

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Carole Raddato
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published on 14 January 2016
Temple of Athena, Paestum

The Temple of Athena at Poseidonia/Paestum (Italy). The temple dates to the late 6th century BCE and consists of an external colonnade of 6 x 13 columns. It has elements of both Ionic and Doric architecture. The columns of the exterior colonnade are Doric, while the columns of the pronaos are Ionic.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2016, January 14). Temple of Athena, Paestum. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4411/

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Raddato, Carole. "Temple of Athena, Paestum." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 14, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/4411/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Temple of Athena, Paestum." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 14 Jan 2016. Web. 15 Dec 2019.

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