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Major Greek Temples to 480 BC

Date
Built
[1]
Name
Order Number of
Columns
Stylobate
Dimensions
[2]
Column
Height
[2]
660
Corinth, Apollo
 
 
 
 
650
Isthmia, Poseidon
 
7 × 18
14.4 × 39.3
 
650
'Argive' Heraion, Hera
 
6 × 14
15.1 × 46.6
 
650
Eretria, Apollo
 
5 × 16 (?)
11.7 × 40.5
 
620
Thermon, Apollo
Doric
5 × 15
12.1 × 38.2
 
610
(or 510?)
Corcyra, Kardaki (Monrepos)
Doric
6 × 11
11.9 × 25.6
3.0
590
Olympia, Heraion
Doric
6 × 16
18.8 × 50.0
5.2
580
Corcyra, Artemis
Doric
8 × 17
c.23.5 × 49.2
 
580
Kalydon, Apollo
 
 
10.4 × 15.6
 
570
Metapontion, B (Hera)
Doric
9 × 17
19.9 × 41.6
 
565
Syracuse, Apollo
Doric
6 × 17
21.6 × 55.3 
8.0
560
Selinous, Demeter Malophoros
 
 
9.5 × 20.5
 
560
Samos, Heraion (Rhoikos)
Ionic
8 × 21
52.5 × 105.0
 
560
Ephesos, Artemis
Ionic
8 × 21
55.1 × 115.1
12.1
555
Syracuse, Olympieion
Doric
6 × 17
22.4 × 62.1
8.0
550
Lokroi Epizephyrioi
Ionic
6 × 14
17.1 × 35.3
 
550
Gela, Athenaion
Doric
6 × 12
17.3 × 35.2
 
550
Selinous, Temple C
Doric
6 × 17
24.0 × 63.7
8.7
550   Selinous, Temple M   Doric   10.9 x 26.8    
 
550   Cyrene, Apollo   Doric   6 × 11   16.8 × 30.1  
 
540   Didyma, Apollo   Ionic   8/9 × 21   42.0 × 87.0+  
15.45
540   Assos, Athene   Doric   6 × 13   14.0 × 30.3  
4.8
540   Corinth, Apollo   Doric   6 × 15   21.5 × 53.8  
7.2
535   Selinous, Temple D   Doric   6 × 13   23.6 × 55.7  
8.3
530   Metapontion, AII Doric   6 × 17   20.2 × 50.5  
6.9
530   Poseidonia, 'Basilica'   Doric   9 × 18   24.5 × 54.3  
6.4
530   Samos, Heraion (Polykrates)   Ionic   8 × 24   55.2 × 112.0  
 
530   Samos, South Building   Ionic   7 × 17   22.8 × 45.6  
 
530   Lesbos, Apollo Napaios   Aeolic   8 × 17   16.3 × 37.5  
 
530   Samos, North Building   Ionic   5 × 12   25.8 × 41.2  
 
525   Selinous, Temple FS   Doric   6 × 14   24.4 × 61.9  
9.1
525   Athens, Athene Polias   Doric   6 × 12   21.3 × 43.2  
7.4
520   Aigina, Apollo   Doric   6 × 11   16.4 × 31.4  
 
520   Delphi, Apollo   Doric   6 × 15   21.7 × 58.2  
10.6
520   Orkhomenos, Kalpaki   Doric   6 × 12   14.5 × 27.0  
 
520   Selinous, Temple GT   Doric   8 × 17   50.1 × 110.1  
14.7
520   Kalaureia, Poseidon   Doric   6 × 11   14.4 × 27.5  
 
520   Naxos, Apollo[3] Ionic   6 × 13   24.3 × 55.2  
 
520   Paros   Ionic   Prostyle   Large (only
details left)  
 
520   Delos   Ionic   Hexastyle
large prostyle  
   
 
515   Athens, Olympieion[3] Doric     8 × 21   41.1 × 107.9  
11.3
510   Karthaia, Athene   Doric   6 × 11   12.0 × 23.2  
4.5
510   Akragas, Zeus Olympios   Doric   7 × 14   52.7 × 110.1  
 
510   Poseidonia, Athene   Doric   6 × 13   14.5 × 32.9  
6.1
510   Poseidonia, Foce del Sele Heraion   Doric   8 × 17    18.7 × 39.0  
 
510   Eretria, Apollo   Doric   6 × 14   19.2 × 46.4  
 
500   Hermione, Poseidon   Doric   6 × 12   15.0 × 31.5  
 
500   Karthaia, Apollo   Doric   6 in antis   16.0 × 32.0  
 
500   Metapontion, Tavole Palatine   Doric   6 × 12   16.1 × 33.5  
5.1
500   Akragas, 'Herakles'   Doric   6 × 15   25.3 × 67.0  
10.07
500   Delphi, Athene Pronaia   Doric   6 × 12   13.3 × 27.5  
4.6
500   Sounion, Poseidon   Doric   6 × 13   13.1 × 30.2   
 
490   Aigina, Aphaia   Doric   6 × 12   13.8 × 28.8  
5.3
485   Athens, Older Parthenon[3] Doric   6 × 16   23.5 × 66.9  
 
490   Selinous, Temple A   Doric   6 × 13   16.0 × 40.0  
 
490   Selinous, Temple O   Doric   6 × 13   16.0 × 40.0  
 
490   Metapontion D   Ionic   8 × 20   14.8 × 38.4  
 
480   Himera, Victory   Doric   6 × 14   22.5 × 56.0  
 
480   Syracuse, Athene   Doric   6 × 14 20.2 × 55.0  
8.7
480 Selinous, Hera (ER) Doric 6 × 15 25.3 x 67.7
10.2


Notes

1. approximate, B.C.
2. metres
3. incomplete

Sources

Osborne, R. Greece in the Making, 1200-479 BC, 2nd ed. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2009. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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