Houghton Mifflin: World History: Ancient Civilizations
Chapter Assessment Technology Activities

Chapter 12: Classical Greece

Creating a Video Script

Use the Internet or the library to research modern buildings that show the influence of Greek architecture. Create a video script for a presentation on the influence of Greek architecture on modern buildings.

Internet Resources

Greek Architecture: Looking Back, Looking Forward
A discussion of Greek architecture, with illustrated examples of the “Classical Orders.” From Emory University's “Greek Civilization” series.
Greek Architecture
University of Colorado site that has dozens of photos showing examples of Greek architectural styles from different periods of ancient Greek history.
Greek Revival
Many examples of the Greek Revival style in public buildings, commercial structures, and homes, on a Boston College Web site.
Architectural Styles in America: Greek Revival (1800–1850)
Northern Arizona University site that has photos of Greek Revival structures across the United States, including the U.S. Capitol and the Supreme Court Building.

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