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Comparison of architectural features of the temples of Paestum (column, entablature and corniche) with Doric temples of Athens and Rome in order to show the place of Paestum in the evolution of the rhythm. 1. Comparison of the Second Temple of Hera in Paestum to the temple of Hephaestus and the Parthenon in Athens. 2. Comparison of the temple of Athena in Paestum to the theatre of Marcellus and the Colosseum in Rome. 3. Comparison of the Temple of Hera in Paestum to the temple of Athena in Paestum and the theatre of Marcellus in Rome. 4. Comparison of column capitals.
Tags: Ancient temples, Ancient temples of Poseidonia (Paestum), Ancient theatre of Marcellus (Rome), Architecture and built environment, Art and antiquities, Colosseum, Doric order, Italy, Paestum / anc. Poseidonia, Parthenon, Plans and drawings, Roman architecture, Roman monuments, Southern Italy, Temple of Athena (Paestum), Temple of Hephaestus (Theseion), Temple of Hera (Paestum), Temple of Hera II (Paestum)
1 and 2. View of capital and base of capital from Erechtheion, Athens. 3 and 4. Views of bases of columns from Erechtheion. 5. Ionian capital from Eleusis. 6 and 7. Capital and base of capital from the Theater of Marcellus, Rome. 7 and 9. Capital and base of the capital from the Temple of Portunus, Rome.
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