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The 5 classical orders of architecture as shown in Vincenzo Scamozzi's 'L'Idea della Archittetura Universale from 1615. From left to right : 1) The Composite or Roman Corithian order, the most delicate of all types deemed suitable by the Renaissance architects for churches dedicated to female saints. It is called composite because of the combination of Corinthian and Ionic elements. 2) The Corinthian order with its elaborated capitals the most ornate of the classical/Greek orders and…

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Annunziata del Vastato, Genova (Genoa, Italy) the Renaissance and Baroque periods re-invented the Classical orders to make composite capitals.

Joseph J Abhar - Annunziata del Vastato, Genova (Genoa, Italy) the Renaissance and Baroque periods re-invented the Classical orders to make composite capitals.

Outside the Panthéon {Portico of the Panthéon} - neoclassical - originally built as a church to St Genevieve, to fulfill a vow made by Louis XV on recovery from an illness. The architect was Jacques-Gabriel Soufflot (July 22, 1713-80). | Por failing_angel/Flickr/(CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Outside the Panthéon {Portico of the Panthéon} - neoclassical - originally built as a church to St Genevieve, to fulfill a vow made by Louis XV on recovery from an illness. The architect was Jacques-Gabriel Soufflot (July

19th century architectural print - example of Greek Classical #Ionic order.

century architectural print - example of Greek Classical Ionic order.

Corinthian Capital ~Terence Faircloth - Corinthian capital from the Federal Reserve Bank on South LaSalle Street in Chicago, Illinois.

Corinthian Capital from the Federal Reserve Bank on South LaSalle Street, Chicago. Photo by Terence Faircloth

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