Orders of Architecture
(622 words)

The most conspicuous elements of classicist buildings, the orders, originated in Greek temple architecture. In Greek and also in Roman antiquity, the orders were t…

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Hermans, Lex, “Orders of Architecture”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 11 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004271296_enlo_B9789004271029_0094>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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