Greek architecture: Other Structures
In addition to temples, the Greeks also built a number of other kinds of structures. Their public spaces included monumental tombs; agoras , or public meeting places; stoas , or colonnaded shelters; stadiums ; palaestrae, or gymnasiums for athletic training; propylaea, or entrance gateways to cities; and amphitheaters.
- The Flowering and Decline of Greek Architecture
- Ancient Greek Construction Methods
- Other Structures
- The Greek Temple
- Origins of Greek Architecture
- The Orders of Greek Architecture
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