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1

Where did the temple face?

Faced north side of the town

2

Where did the cult of Apollo originate from?

Greece

3

Where was the temple in the centre of?

A sacred enclosure

4

What was it surrounded by?

Tuff columns (on all four sides)

5

What were the surrounding columns originally like?

Grooved and Iconic capitals

6

What were the orginal grooved iconic capitals replaced with?

Painted stucco columns (yellow, red, dark blue)

7

What was the doric architrave contain?

Metetopes and triglyphs

8

How many columns did the peripteroes?

48

9

In the peripteroes, with the 48 columns, what order did they come from?

Ionic

10

What is to the front of the steps?

White marble alter on a travertine base

11

What is to the side of the steps?

Iconic column that supported a sun dial

12

How many cella's did the temple have?

One central one

13

What was the collonade made of?

Tufa

14

What was the colonnade fronted by?

6 corinthian columns

15

What was the doric architrave of metopes and triglyphs (pre-roman) replaced with?

Frieze with griffins, festoons and foliage

16

What statues were in the forecourt?

2 states of Apollo and Diana

17

What would the interior have been like?

Dark

18

Why did Augustus restore this temple?

He favoured the god Apollo

19

What was stored nearby?

The town's official weights and measures data

20

What is this temple a good example of?

Early roman development of greek temple design