Stone Masonry Perfected—The Greek Temple
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Understanding Greek and Roman Technology
Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Focus on the classical-era temple, one of the crowning achievements of Hellenic civilization. Where did it originate? Why are the many examples so architecturally consistent? What were the principles of Greek temple design? And what were its structural limitations?