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c. 6th century BC – 3rd century AD
Mediterranean region — Influences: Greeks, Etruscans, Roman Empire, Persian and Egyptian

For 2,500 years Classical Greek and Roman architecture have provided the foundation for Western architecture—literally, in places—seen in the Greek column orders and the Roman arch, dome and barrel vaults.

Gallo-Roman France

Original Roman temples, amphitheaters, and aqueducts remain as inspiration for all to experience.

Elements of the Roman Temple

The Temple of Augustus and Livia

Vienne, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France – Roman Temple of Augustus and Livia
The Temple of Augustus and Livia, Vienne, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Roman Rome, Italy

Original Roman temples, amphitheaters, and aqueducts remain as inspiration for all to experience.