Syracuse (45 Subjects)
The stone quarries of Syracuse.
The Quarries of Syracuse (Ear of Dionysius).
Plan of Hexapylon fortress which protected the west end of Syracuse.
Plan of the ancient theater at Syracuse, Sicily.
Ancient Theater of Syracuse. Details: Fig. 1 represents the plan of the steps leading from the diazoma to the cuneus. Fig. 2: Section and elevation of ditto, thus brought together in order to explain more clearly the relative situation of the parts Fig. 3: Section through the podium of the diazoma, with the cornice restored.
Map of the bay and port of Syracuse. View of the city.
Representation of the ancient theater of Syracuse.
Vie of the Cathedral in Syracuse, Italy. This Cathedral was built upon the ancient Temple of Athena.
Plan of the Temple of Athena in Syracuse, Italy. This Temple was demolished, and upon its ruins the Cathedral of the city was built.
View of the front of the Temple of Athena in Syracuse. The peristyle of Doric order shown in the plan is today part of the Cathedral of the city.
Section plan of the pronaos and the outer peristyle of the Temple of Athena in Syracuse. This is today part of the Cathedral of the city.
Drawings of the architectural elements of the outer peristyle of the ancient Temple of Athena in Syracuse. Parts of this peristyle is have been incorporated into the Cathedral of the city.
Temple of Athena in Syracuse, Italy (today part of the Cathedral of the city): Fig. 1. Capital and base of the columns of the pronaos. Fig. 2. Section of the interior mouldings of the entablature. Fig. 3. Section plan of the entablature at the corner.
The ruins of the Temple of Zeus in Syracuse, Sicily.
The fountain Cyane, close to the Temple of Zeus in Syracuse, Sicily.
View of the quarries of Syracuse, also known as Ear of Dionysius.
The fountain of Arethousa in Syracuse, Sicily.
View of the river Anapo passing through Syracuse. This river empties into the smaller Ciane river. In the background Mount Etna.
The base of a gigantic column near Syracuse.
1. View of the port of Syracuse from the sea, with Mount Aetna in the background. 2. View of the port of Syracuse from the city.
Map of Syracuse, showing some of the main sights and monuments. In (1), imaginary reconstruction of the temple of Athena.
1. View of the outer peristyle of the temple of Athena, today part of the cathedral church of Syracuse. 2. Fountain of Arethousa, Syracuse.