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The Temple of Trajan on the Upper Acropolis of Pergamon

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Republication from followinghadrian.com

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the accession of Trajan to the imperial throne (28 January 98 AD). As a tribute, here is a selection of images from the Temple of Trajan at Pergamon, an ancient Greek city in Aeolis.

The Temple of Trajan (Trajaneum) was one of the most spectacular structures built on the upper acropolis of Pergamon. It is situated at the highest point of the acropolis and is the only building that is truly Roman. Its construction started around 114 AD during the reign of Trajan but was completed after his death during the rule of Hadrian. Both Emperors were worshipped here.

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Εικονικές αποκαταστάσεις αρχαίων και μεσαιωνικών ιστορικών μνημείων και άλλων κατασκευών

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Σε αυτό το post θα ασχοληθώ με τις εντυπωσιακές αρχιτεκτονικές αποκαταστάσεις αρχαίων και μεσαιωνικών πόλεων, ναών, λιμανιών, θεάτρων, οχυρώσεων κλπ., από τον J.C. Golvin, Γάλλο αρχιτέκτονα και αρχαιολόγο.
Συνιστώ ανεπιφύλακτα την ιστοσελίδα του J.C. Golvin σε πολιτικούς μηχανικούς, αρχιτέκτονες και αρχαιολόγους. Με βοήθησε

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Visual reconstructions of great sites of Antiquity and the Middle Ages

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Today I’m dealing with the architectural reconstructions of ancient and medieval cities, temples, harbours, theatres, fortifications etc, by J.C. Golvin, a French architect and archaeologist.

I strongly recommend J.C. Golvin’s site to architects, civil engineers and archaeologists. It really helped me to

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Architectural details of ancient Hellenic temples

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Some digital images on architectural details of ancient Hellenic temples. The first image depicts a corner peristylion, the second image depicts a coloured gate and the last one a detail of the southwest wing buildings of the Acropolis of Athens.

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Assos, Hellenic city in Asia Minor: Architecture

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Architectural reconstructions of Assos, a significant Greek city of Asia Minor.

Above: the Temple of Athena in Assos.

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Acropolis of Athens: Architecture, part II

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Modern reconstruction of the Hellenistic loggia (peristyle) of Eumenes at Acropolis’ south incline.

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