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The Importance Of Blogs In Ancient Greece

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Of the three main columns that were found in Ancient Greece, the Doric columns were the most simplistic. In the Doric order, the columns were fluted and had no base. The capitals are composed of two parts consisting of a flat slab, which is called the abacus. They also include a cushion-like slab known as the echinus. On the capital rested the entablature, which consisted of three sections called the architrave, the frieze, and the cornice. The architrave usually had no designs or engravings except for a narrow band to which were attached pegs, known as guttae. On the frieze was an alternating series of triglyphs and metopes (Hemingway). The metopes were stone slabs that were frequently decorated with relief sculpture. The pediment, the triangular
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