Doric Temple of Juno, Agrigento

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Mark Cartwright
by Chiara Marra
published on 11 March 2013
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The Doric temple attributed to Juno Lacinia but dating from c. 450 BCE, Agrigento, Sicily. The columns are a good example of entasis - the thickening at the base and centre of columns to give the optical illusion of being perfectly perpendicular when seen from a distance.

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Marra, C. (2013, March 11). Doric Temple of Juno, Agrigento. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1103/doric-temple-of-juno-agrigento/

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Marra, Chiara. "Doric Temple of Juno, Agrigento." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Mar 2013. Web. 23 Oct 2021.