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Classical architecture

The architecture of Hellenic Greece and Imperial Rome on which the Italian Renaissance and subsequent styles were based. The five orders, the Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, Tuscan, and Composite, are a characteristic feature.
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Classical architecture

The architecture of Hellenic Greece and Imperial Rome on which the Italian Renaissance and subsequent styles such as the Baroque and the Classic Revival based their development. The Five Orders are a characteristic feature. See illustrations under order.
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