History

Question

Which one of these listed below is not one of the ancient Greek column orders?
1. Doric
2. Corinthian
3. Hellenistic
4. Ionic

2 Answer

  • 3. Hellenistic. hellenistic is an artistic sculpture style, not for architecture
  • Hellenistic. Hellenism was a cultural stream that was introduced by Alexander the Great. Doric (which means Spartan) were very plain columns. Corinthian (Corinth is a city between Greece and Sparta) is very ornamented  and Ionian (which is eastern Greece) was rather ornamented as well.

    The answer is Hellenistic
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