Flashcards in Temples - Nimes - Maison Carree Deck (31):
Why is this temple so important?
One of the best preserved temples
When was it completed?
It was _______ formal style.
Was it of greek or roman influence?
What was the temple set in?
How was it dominant?
How high was the podium?
What was there a lack of?
It had a pse________ appearance.
What do you mean a psudoperipteral appearance?
Freestanding colonnade at each end with engaged columns at the sides
Who was it built by?
What did Agrippa also build?
He was patron for the pantheon
Who was the temple dedicated/re-dedicated to?
Gaius and Lucius Caesar
What type of style was it?
What type of columns did it have?
How many columns at the front?
How many columns along the sides?
What did the columns at the sides include?
How many half columns continued round the back?
The deep portico made up about ______ of the temple.
What was the roof like?
Shallow ridge roof
Measurements of the layout?
26m x 14m
What materials were used?
Local limestone and marble
Where was the marble used?
Pillars and facing
What was the architrave divided by?
Rows of petrified water drips
___ and ___ decorations divided the architrave from the frieze?
Egg and dart
Where does the frieze go?
What were there ornamental carvings of?
Rosettes and acanthus leaves
What was the masonry construction supported by?
What was there particular focus on?