What is another word for greek temple?

Pronunciation: [ɡɹˈiːk tˈɛmpə͡l] (IPA)

The architectural style of ancient Greece has left an enduring impact in the field of architecture and design. The Greek Temple is one of the most famous buildings of ancient times and has become synonymous with the classical style. However, there are other terms which can also be used to refer to a Greek Temple. For example, it can be called a "Doric Temple," named after the most common order of columns used in its construction. It can also be called a "Peripteral Temple," which refers to a temple having a row of columns around the outer perimeter. Another term that can be used is "Sculptural Temple," referring to the elaborate decoration and intricate sculptures that adorned these structures.

What are the hypernyms for Greek temple?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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