Greco-Roman Columns

| July 14, 2009

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Ancient Rome

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Ancient RomeThey are the current symbol of government, banking and finance, but did you know that there are 3 distinct styles of columns? The earliest and simplest of the columns are the Doric. They lack any decoration. Next are the Ionic columns,  more slender than […]

Roman Influence in Today’s Culture – Part I – Architechture

| May 29, 2009

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Roman Influence in Modern Society

This is the first in a series. I’ll be writing about other influences like democracy, weddings, military, medical and other things that if it weren’t for Roman ingenuity, we wouldn’t have it today.