Agrigento Valley of the Ancient Greek Temples | Pictures Photos Images { 38 images } Created 25 Nov 2009

Pictures images and photos of The Valle dei Templi ( Valley of the Temples) Agrigento Sicily. Photos by photographer Paul E Williams. It is one of the most outstanding examples of Greater Greece art and architecture, The Valley includes remains of seven temples, all in Doric style. Due to its good state of preservation, the TEMPLE of CONCORDIA is ranked amongst the most notable edifices of the Greek civilization existing today. It has a peristasis of 6 x 13 columns built over a basement of 39.44 x 16.91 m. The TEMPLE of HERA LACINA, or JUNO Lacinia, otherwise known as Temple D, is a Greek temple in the Valle dei Templi, a section of the ancient city of Agrigentum. It was built in the middle of the fifth century BC, about the year 450 BC, and in period and in style belongs to the Archaic Doric period. TEMPLE of HERACLES, who was one of the most venerated deities in the ancient Akragas. It is the most ancient in the Valley: destroyed by an earthquake, it consists today of only eight columns. Agrigento is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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