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By Richard Stillwell, Robert L. Scranton, Sarah Elizabeth Freeman

ISBN-10: 0876610122

ISBN-13: 9780876610121

The interrelated structures round the "Agora" of old Corinth are the point of interest of this learn. The booklet includes stories of the Peribolos of Apollo (Richard Stillwell and H. Ess Askew), the Facade of the large Figures (Richard Stillwell), the Northwest Stoa and outlets (Richard Stillwell), Temple C and the Sanctuary of Hera Akraia (Robert L. Scranton), and Temple E (Sarah Elizabeth Freeman).

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206), the Odeum (Corinth, X, pp. 97 and 148), the Faqade of the Colossal Figures, and others may be cited. , XXXIX, 1935, p. 58, note 1) that the earthquake of 375, the year in which Valentinian II became emperor (Zosimus, IV, 18), may have been responsible for the damage to many of these buildings. CORNICEI i COLUMN bASE IN5CRIBED EPISTYLE5 PLAINEP1STYLE Fig. 25. 57 m. 44 m. in length. 925 m. or, roughly, about eight and a half diameters. In making the restoration it has seemed preferable to use the longer rather than the shorter column.

Sou th Wall of Peribolos. 65 m. below the top of the limestone stylobate. It may, of course, be explained by the manner of construction, which would be to carry the top of the foundations up to a convenient level all around the court, and then to proceed with the laying of the stylobate, building up the rubble re as far as necessary above the section already in place so as to set the stylobate blocks. There may be another explanation as well, and that is that the lower part of the rubble foundation was intended for a peristyle of poros, possibly never completed, which was the direct predecessor of the marble one.

From each of the two early Roman partition walls uncovered in the north portico, a poros cornice of the Doric order was taken (Frontispiece). , _. 2'D .... A}:; _ - . - : * ! :: : ' Fig. 15. Terracottas from Fill against Foundations of Hellenistic Stoa is thus offered for a Greek building and perhaps for the stoa under consideration. On one of these cornices, the color was very bright at the time that it was excavated, but it has slowly faded in the light. The mutules and guttae were blue; the viae, red.

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