Ancient temples of Poseidonia (Paestum) (18 Subjects)
The ancient temples of Paestum in Italy. The two temples of Hera in the foreground. The Temple of Athena in the background.
The Temple of Poseidon in Paestum, Italy.
1. Map of Magna Graecia. 2. Map of the Kingdom of Naples. 3. Topographical map of Paestum. 4. Map of the surrounding area of Paestum.
Views of the temples of Paestum from the east (1), the south (2) and the west (3).
Plan of the Second Temple of Hera in Paestum.
Restoration of the facade and sides of the Second Temple of Hera in Paestum.
Second Temple of Hera in Paestum. A. Longitudinal section. B. Transverse section. C-F. Architectural features of the tempe.
Restoration of the Second Temple of Hera in Paestum. 1. Longitudinal section. 2. Transverse section.
Second Temple of Hera in Paestum. Restoration of column, column capital and entablature. Architectural features of column and entablature.
Second Τemple of Hera in Paestum. E – F. Ceiling plan of the guttae of the entablature. D. Section of the entablature. E. Corner of the entablature.
Second Temple of Hera in Paestum: Details of the entablature, column base, column and column capital.
1. Restoration of the facade of the Temple of Athena in Paestum. 2. Facade of the temple. 3. Plan of the temple. 4. Ceiling plan of the entablature, details of column and column capital. 5. Drawing of part of the entablature, emphasizing triglyphs and guttae. 6. Details of the temple.
Temple of Hera in Paestum. 1. Plan of the temple. 2. Part of the entablature with details of the column and column capital. 3. Drawing of columm capital. 4. Decorative elements of th echinus of column capital.
Temple of Hera in Paestum 1. Exterior of the peristyle. 2. Interior of the peristyle. 3.Profile of peristyle columns. Analysis of column curvatures. Front view of peristyle columns.
Antiquities of Paestum: 1. Exterior of a gate 2. Interior of a gate. 3. Plan of the Roman theatre. 4. Plan of a gate. 5.Column capital from the excavation site. 6. Ancient coins.
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.
The second Temple of Hera at Paestum.
Imaginary reconstruction of temple of Poseidon in Paestum.