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Caesarea, Haifa District, Israel
 

Column Capitals

 
 
Column Capitals Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
1. Column Capitals Marker
Inscription. In the Classical World, Planning and Aesthetics principles were clear and unambiguous. The Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders were elaborated by the Greeks and later, adopted by the Romans, with some variations. Each order bears its own rules and particular ornamental elements. Columns capitals express these different orders.
 
Location. 32° 29.784′ N, 34° 53.436′ E. Marker is in Caesarea, Haifa District. Marker can be reached from Kvish HaTe'atron just west of Rothschild, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the Caesarea Maritima National Park, very near to the western end of Kvish HaTe'atron Street. The marker is situated along a walkway that is just beyond the Kvish HaTe'atron Street entrance, to the archaeological park, on the right hand side of the walkway.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sarcophagi (a few steps from this marker); The Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Architectural Elements (within shouting distance of this marker); A Collection of Architectural Artifacts (within shouting distance of this marker); The Promontory Palace (within shouting
Column Capitals Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
2. Column Capitals Marker
Close-up view of the illustrations displayed on the historical marker.
distance of this marker); King Herod's Hippodrome (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Dedicatory Inscription (about 120 meters away); The Chariot-Races (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caesarea.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Caesarea Maritima. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Caesarea Maritima - pdf - Hosanna Lutheran Church. This is a link to information and pictures provided by Hosanna Lutheran Church. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Caesarea Maritima - Cornell University. This is a link to information provided by Cornell University. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. Vitruvius. This is a link to information provided by, Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

5. De architectura. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. AnthropologyMan-Made Features
 
Column Capitals Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
3. Column Capitals Marker
Close-up view of the English text on the historical marker.
Column Capitals Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
4. Column Capitals Marker
View of the historical marker in the foreground, with two examples of column capitals in the background. The Mediterranean Sea is just to the left, beyond the edge of the grass and the boundary line fence.
Column Capitals Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
5. Column Capitals Marker
View of the historical marker, looking northeast along the walking path, towards the gated entrance to the park (which is just beyond the right edge of the picture).
Column Capitals Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
6. Column Capitals Marker
View of the historical marker, looking northwest along the walking path, towards the Mediterranean Sea shoreline. Note that in the background there are four column capitals, mounted on wooden posts.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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