Rise of city states and greek society
Updated: 2/12/2021
Rise of city states and greek society

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  • What is this building called?
  • This building is called Acropolis The word ‘Acropolis’ refers to the highest point of the city, explaining why visitors to these impressive structures must first ascend a slope up a steep bluff.
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  • Wow that's Really Cool!
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  • Around AD 700, the temple was turned into a Christian church, dedicated to Saint George. Exactly when the temple was converted to a Christian church remains unknown. There are assumptions however that this possibly occurred in the 7th century.
  • as you can see here sarah the Temple of Hephaestus was designed by Ictinus (or Iktinos) and built in the 5th century BCE using marble from Mount Penteli.
  • how did they even build this saud?
  • That's a good question … this building is called Epidaurus It was built during the late 4th century by Polykleitos, on the slopes of Mount Kynortion. This structure, including an auditorium, orchestra, and stage, is characteristic of the Hellenistic period theaters. It consists of two sections separated by a semi-circular aisle: the lower section has 34 rows of benches and the upper section which was added later has 21.