Temple of Athena, Priene

Temple of Athena, Priene

Architect Pytheos of Priene

Date ca. 334 BCE

Movement Greek 

Located at Priene, Ionia, Greece


Unlike at the Parthenon and other Classical temples, a strict adherence to proportion was imposed throughout this structure—no alterations are made to correct for optical allusions of any sort, a practice which Vitruvius would later criticize.