By Margaret M. Miles
A spouse to Greek Architecture offers an expansive review of the subject, together with layout, engineering, and building in addition to thought, reception, and lasting impression.
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Poros was never left bare but was finished with fine stucco and slipped or painted. At Corinth, Rhodes, and Syracuse, building stone was quarried very near its ultimate destination. Corinth exploited the oolitic limestone of fossil dunes that traverse the area. Extensive quarries have been explored to west and east, and evidence of quarrying is plainly visible all around the Archaic temple at the center of the site (Lolos 2002; Hayward 2003). Corinthian quarries produced a surplus, and the use of Corinthian stone at Epidauros and Delphi is well attested (Lolos 2002: 206).
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But many long‐distance voyages ended in disaster, as told by ancient authors and confirmed by underwater archaeology. Land transport, however, was expensive and slow, with individuals and small parties perhaps covering 24 km in a day, and armies somewhat less (Shipley 2006: 60). Climate and Microclimate The greatest changes to climate and environment occurred before human occupation. The climate of the first millennium bce seems to have been similar to that of the present day (though perhaps there was more snow), and environmental conditions were not unlike modern conditions prior to 1900 (Meiggs 1982: 40; Rackham 1990: 88; Rackham 1996: 23).