Ancient Greek Temples at Paestum

Explore the development of the Doric order in the temples of the city of Poseidon, the god of the sea.


Ancient Greek Temples at Paestum: Hera I, c. 560-530 B.C.E., Archaic Period; Hera II, c. 460 B.C.E., Classical Period; Temple of Minerva, c. 500 B.C.E., Archaic Period

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Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Ancient Greek Temples at Paestum," in Smarthistory, December 9, 2015, accessed June 14, 2024,