Three Attic Temples

  title={Three Attic Temples},
  author={W. H. Plommer},
  journal={The Annual of the British School at Athens},
  pages={66 - 112}
  • W. H. Plommer
  • Published 1 November 1950
  • Art
  • The Annual of the British School at Athens
Scholars since Lethaby have tended to see the hand of one architect in three famous buildings, the Hephaisteion at Athens, the Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounion and the Temple of Nemesis at Rhamnous. All three belong to a very widespread type, the hexastyle temple with pronaos, cella and opisthodomos. But their similarity beyond this is held to necessitate a common authorship. It has proved impossible up to now to collect and review their points of resemblance; which is perhaps one reason for… 
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