Read how the temple ground plan evolved from its Mycenaean megaron origin to its final peripteral colonnaded form in the Classical Period. Discover the theory behind its earliest wooden prototype to that of a massive stone structure.
Explore Doric temples by examining their history, design, functionality, and location. Discover how the "Masters" of which Vitruvius  wrote, points to the geometrical rules enshrined within the Masonic system as part of the formal solution between irrational numbers, proportional theory, and temple architecture. But most significantly, discover the mathematical scheme that bewildered art historians for centuries, and learn the 2000 year old secret Pythagoras  used to implement the Doric Order blueprint.