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The Ionic order was developed in the mid-5th century B.C. in Ionia, the western coastlands of Asia Minor which had been settled by the Greeks.
Ionic columns are supported on a base which separates the shaft of the column from the stylobate or platform.
The most characteristic feature of the Ionic Order is the pictorial frieze, a horizontal band of usually narrative pictorial carving[?] that rests between the tops of the columns and the roof edge.
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 Ionic order - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ionic order originated in the mid-6th century BC in Ionia, the southwestern coastland and islands of Asia Minor settled by Ionian Greeks, where an Ionian dialect was spoken.
The Ionic order was being practiced in mainland Greece in the 5th century BC.
The major feature of the Ionic order are the volutes of its capital, which have been the subject of much theoretical and practical discourse, based on a brief and obscure passage in Vitruvius [1].
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The Ionic order originated in the mid-5th century B.C. in Ionia, the western coastlands of Asia Minor settled by Ionian Greeks.
Ionic columns stand on a base which separates the shaft of the column from the stylobate or platform.
Renaissance and modern architectural theorists often interpret the Ionic Order as feminine in comparison to the Doric Order, and even liken the scrolling volutes to the circular hair-styles of women in Ionia.
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 Corinthian order - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Corinthian order is one of the Classical orders of Greek and Roman architecture, characterized by a slender fluted column and an ornate capital decorated with acanthus leaves and scrolls.
The Corinthian order was said to have been invented by an architect, Callimachus, who was inspired by the sight of a votive basket that had been left on the grave of a young girl.
It is not part of the order of the temple itself, which has a Doric colonnade surrounding the temple and an Ionic order within the cella enclosure.
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 The Orders in Text
The very concept of orders was not a tangible law to be physically applied to the process of building, but rather a standard by which the architecture was crafted and the elements of the building were conjoined.
The Ionic Order existed in pre-Classical times only in the small treasuries of Greek states located at Delphi, and began on a large scale with its use on the inner columns of the parthenon and naos of the Parthenon in Athens in 447 BC.
The Erechtheum is an example of a the Ionic order used on a larger scale, located on the northern edge of the Acropolis across from the Parthenon.
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 Ionic order - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
IONIC ORDER [Ionic order], one of the early orders of architecture.
The spreading scroll-shaped capital is the distinctive feature of the Ionic order; it was primarily a product of Asia Minor, where early embryonic forms of this capital have been found.
Greek Ionic columns are of slender proportion, their height being generally about nine times the column's lower diameter; the order is always used with a base.
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 Ionic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ionic bond, a type of chemical bond involving ions.
Ionic order, one of the orders of classical architecture.
Ionic school, in ancient Greek philosophy, founded by Thales of Miletus in Ionia.
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 Ionic Capitals, Wood Carvings, Woodcarving, Appliques, Onlays, and more.
Ionic capitals, originally used by the Greeks in a system called the Ionic order, are decorative elements that separate a column from the masonry it supports.
Ionic columns have a thickness only one eighth their height, giving them a tall, slender look, with 24 flutes down each shaft to signify the folds of robes typically worn by women, while the volutes of the Ionic capital represent curly ringlets (Vitruvius Pollio, The Ten Books on Architecture).
Ionic capitals have stood the test of time and are still widely used today due to the strength and beauty of their design, and are a perfect compliment to buildings of significance.
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 ORDER - Online Information article about ORDER
The architrave, frieze and cornice are adaptations from the Ionic order.
The order of the temple of Castor (fig.
Aw./flethiee semi-detached columns of the Ionic order, and these are found in the upper storey of the theatre of Marcellus, the earliest example existing of the superposed orders.
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 ionic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
One of the basic orders of architecture invented by the Greeks.
Ionic architecture was developed by the Ionians in Greece prior to 500 B.C..
An Ionic column has a small base, a thin elegant shaft, and a capital composed of volutes.
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 Greek Architecture - Crystalinks
The major feature of the Ionic order are the volutes of its capital, which have been the subject of much theoretical and practical discourse, based on a brief and obscure passage in Vitruvius.
The Corinthian order is one of the Classical orders of Greek and Roman architecture, although it was seldom used in Greek architecture.
It is not part of the order of the temple itself, which has a Doric colonnade surrounding the termple and an Ionic order within the cella enclosure.
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As the name suggests, the Ionic Order was born in the Aegean coastlands of the Ionia sea.
The Ionic Order was never as rigid in scheme as the Doric and included very different designs, but it is possible to descibe an "ideal" Ionic.
The shaft of the Ionic column is fluted similar to the that of the Doric but it does not stand directly on the platform; it is set on a cushioning base which varies in shape and decoration.
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 Greek Art and Architecture - MSN Encarta
The Doric order was the simplest and sturdiest of the three orders.
The Ionic order is distinguished from the Doric primarily by its column and frieze.
The height-to-base ratio of early Ionic columns was 8 to 1, compared with a ratio between 4 to 1 and 6 to 1 for Doric columns.
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Because an Ionic capital looked different from where one was standing, Greek architects decided to bend the corner scrolls outward at a 45 degree angle.
The result was a variation on the original Ionic capital, the Greek Angular Ionic.
Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola was the first person to classify the rules of classical architecture, and it was he who added the Attic Base to the Ionic order.
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 AllRefer.com - Ionic order (Architecture) - Encyclopedia
Ionic order[Ion´ik] Pronunciation Key, one of the early orders of architecture.
A late and vigorously monumental development of the order took place in the Hellenistic temples of Asia Minor at the middle of the 4th cent.
A cap of this type, with corner volutes, was developed by the Italian Renaissance architect Scamozzi into a design bearing his name; variations of it were widely used during the Renaissance and in subsequent periods, particularly the baroque.
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 Tarbell : The Ionic order
The Ionic shaft is much slenderer than the Doric, the height of the column (including base and capital) being in different examples from eight to ten times the lower diameter of the shaft.
Furthermore, Ionic columns were sometimes employed in the interior of Doric temples, as at Bassae in Arcadia and (probably) in the temple built by Scopas at Tegea.
After what has been said of the gradual changes in the Doric order, it will be understood that the Ionic order was not the same in the sixth century as in the fifth, nor in the fifth the same as in the third.
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 Archaeology Wordsmith
DEFINITION: The Grecian Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian and the Roman Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, and composite orders as defined by the particular type of column and entablature in one basic unit.
It originated in Greece, was extensively used by the Romans, and is related to the Ionic order.
The order was distinguished by being the earliest and simplest.
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 Ionic Hair Brush -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An "Ionic metre" is a metre that consists of Ionic feet.
The latter ''Ionic'' items are also related to the people and region of the first two items, as, for instance, the Ionic order is from those people, and the definition of ''Ionian'' in the first item is somewhat important for grouping the latter items.
Ionic Greek was mainly spoken in the Greek colonies of Asia Minor, and the Ionian Islands of antiquity (the modern periphery South Aegean).
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The Ionic order developed about a century later than the Doric, on the Aegean Islands and Ionia, a region on the western coast of what is now Turkey.
He described the volutes (spiral scroll) of the Ionic capital as "curly ringlets" and the vertical flutes in the column as the falling folds of a woman's robe.
The order's refined proportions communicate a sense of grace and stability.
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 Geometric Methods of the 1500s for Laying Out the Ionic Volute by Denise Andrey and Mirko Galli in the Nexus Network ...
First they were redrawn, in order to study how straightedge and compass were utilized, then the mathematical properties that underlie them were studied, and finally their eventual classification according to types of spiral were verified.
The Ionic order, with its characteristic capital, is one of the modi, that is, of the architectural styles, described by Vitruvius in his treatise of architecture, who indicated it as a middle ground between the Doric and the Corinthian, at once severe and delicate [Vitruvius 1997: III].
In the case of the Ionic capital, measuring and surveys make evident the fact that the capitals possess volutes in which the distance between the turns diminishes progressively towards the center and in which the turns are usually three, partly contradicting, or at least rendering more obscure, Vitruvius's descriptions.
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 Ionic Columns and Greek Architecture - Guide To Columns
The Ionic column, or Ionic order, is historically classified by Italian architects, as one of three orders built by Greeks.
The Ionic column is widely known for the pair of volutes (spiral looking horns, like those commonly seen on a ram) on either side of the capital.
The possibilities of design with the Ionic column are endless, which allows the homeowner the versatility to create his or her own design while also bringing a sense of history into the project.
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The Ionic order was being practised in mainland Greece in the 5th century BC.
Or a swag of fruit and flowers may swing from the clefts of the volutes, or from their "eyes".
Because no treatises on classical architecture survive earlier than that of Vitruvius, identification of such meaning in architectural elements in the 5th and 4th centuries BC remains tenuous, though in the Renaissance it became part of the conventional "speech' of classicism..
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 ARCL2001: Lecture 19
By contrast to the lighter Ionic order, Doric possessed heavier proportions necessitating the development of architectural refinements to counteract adverse optical illusions.
In the Doric order the lower column shaft sits directly on the stylobate, while in the Ionic order the column shaft is separated from the stylobate by an elaborate column base.
Ionic is also a far more decorative order than Doric due to the greater use of carved and painted mouldings, such as these seen on the Erechtheion.
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