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Seating of the Theatre of Epidaurus
Image by Mark Cartwright

Seating of the Theatre of Epidaurus

The theatre of Epidaurus was first built in the 4th century BCE and is possibly the best preserved ancient Greek theatre. Extensions were made in the 2nd century BCE taking its capacity to 12,000.
Theatre of Delphi
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Theatre of Delphi

The theatre of Delphi and the temple of Apollo below (4th century BCE). The capacity of the theatre was around 5,000 spectators.
Temple of Hera, Selinus
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Temple of Hera, Selinus

The Temple of Hera (aka Temple 'E'), from Selinus (Selinunte) in Sicily. The temple was dedicated to Hera in the 5th century BCE.
Temple of Concordia, Agrigento
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Temple of Concordia, Agrigento

The Temple of Concordia, Agrigento, Sicily. The temple, in Doric style, was constructed between 440 and 430 BCE and had 6 columns on the facade and 13 along the sides. It is one of the best preserved Greek style temples in the Mediterranean...
Parthenon, East Facade
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Parthenon, East Facade

East facade of the Parthenon, Athens, 5th century BCE.
Architectural Elements of the Parthenon
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Architectural Elements of the Parthenon

An illustration showing the principal architectural features of the Parthenon (447-432 BCE). The left side (A) illustrates the facade, the right side (B) illustrates the inner cella.
Plan, temple of Aphaia
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Plan, temple of Aphaia

A plan of the Greek temple of Aphaia, 500-480 BCE.
Theatre of Argos
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Theatre of Argos

Built from the 4th to 3rd century BCE. Originally there were 81 rows of seats giving a total capacity of 20,000 spectators, making it the largest Greek theatre.
Erechtheion with Original Paintwork Reconstruction
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Erechtheion with Original Paintwork Reconstruction

An illustration of how the 5th century BCE Erechtheion on the Athenian acropolis may have looked with its original paintwork. Original photograph by Mark Cartwright Reconstruction artwork by Tabo Ayala / Arqueo Tabo
Athens Acropolis
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Athens Acropolis

The Acropolis of Athens. Dominating the acropolis is the Parthenon, built between 447 and 432 BCE in the Age of Pericles, and dedicated to the city’s patron deity Athena.