Temple of Apollo Epicurius - Bassae, Greece - photographed before they installed an enormous tent over the temple to preserve it - still in place.

Temple of Apollo Epicurius - Bassae, Greece - photographed before they installed an enormous tent over the temple to preserve it - still in place.

Temple of Apollo Epicurius - Bassae, Greece - photographed before they installed an enormous tent over the temple to preserve it - still in place.

Temple of Apollo Epicurius - Bassae, Greece - photographed before they installed an enormous tent over the temple to preserve it - still in place.

Temple of Apollo Epicurius - Located on a remote mountainside in the Peloponnese, the Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae is a well-preserved and unusual Greek temple. It was built somewhere between 450 and 400 BC. The temple is aligned north-south, in contrast to the majority of Greek temples which are aligned east-west. The temple is unusual in that it has examples of all three of the classical orders used in ancient Greek architecture. Doric columns form the peristyle while Ionic…

The Temple of Apollo Epikouros ('the Saviour') at Bassae, Greece. Built in the mid-to century BC, this well-preserved temple was designed by Ikthinos, architect of the Parthenon.

This famous temple to the god of healing and the sun was built towards the middle of the 5th century B.C. in the lonely heights of the Arcadian mountains. The temple, which has the oldest Corinthian capital yet found, combines the Archaic style and the serenity of the Doric style with some daring architectural features.

This famous temple to the god of healing and the sun was built towards the middle of the 5th century B.C. in the lonely heights of the Arcadian mountains. The temple, which has the oldest Corinthian capital yet found, combines the Archaic style and the serenity of the Doric style with some daring architectural features.

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Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae (Bassae - Greece)

Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae (Bassae - Greece)

BASSAE, Greece: This famous temple to the god of healing and the sun was built towards the middle of the 5th century B.C. in the lonely heights of the Arcadian mountains. The temple, which has the oldest Corinthian capital yet found, combines the Archaic style and the serenity of the Doric style with some daring architectural features. The Temple was dedicated by the inhabitants of Philagia to Apollo Epicurius, the god-healer who had come to their aid when they were beset by the plague.

BASSAE, Greece: This famous temple to the god of healing and the sun was built towards the middle of the 5th century B.C. in the lonely heights of the Arcadian mountains. The temple, which has the oldest Corinthian capital yet found, combines the Archaic style and the serenity of the Doric style with some daring architectural features. The Temple was dedicated by the inhabitants of Philagia to Apollo Epicurius, the god-healer who had come to their aid when they were beset by the plague.

BASSAE, Greece: This famous temple to the god of healing and the sun was built towards the middle of the 5th century B.C. in the lonely heights of the Arcadian mountains. The temple, which has the oldest Corinthian capital yet found, combines the Archaic style and the serenity of the Doric style with some daring architectural features. The Temple was dedicated by the inhabitants of Philagia to Apollo Epicurius, the god-healer who had come to their aid when they were beset by the plague.

BASSAE, Greece: This famous temple to the god of healing and the sun was built towards the middle of the 5th century B.C. in the lonely heights of the Arcadian mountains. The temple, which has the oldest Corinthian capital yet found, combines the Archaic style and the serenity of the Doric style with some daring architectural features. The Temple was dedicated by the inhabitants of Philagia to Apollo Epicurius, the god-healer who had come to their aid when they were beset by the plague.

Temple of Apollo Epicurius, Bassae

Temple of Apollo Epicurius, Bassae

GREECE. Temple of Apollo Epicurius, Bassae. This image is from the early 1980s, before a protective tent was raised to cover the ruins. The building has Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian columns, with the Corinthian one being the earliest example of the order.

Temple of Apollo Epicurius - Bassae, Greece - photographed before they installed an enormous tent over the temple to preserve it - still in place.

The Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae in Greece was built around the middle of the 5th century B.C., and today is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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The Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae in Greece was built around the middle of the century B., and today is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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