THE TEMPLE of APOLLO
The Temple of Apollo is located at Delphi, the center of the Ancient Greek world, and was built on the location of two earlier temples.
The temple was first built around the 7th century BC by the two iconic architects Trophonios and Agamedes and was rebuilt after a fire in the 6th century BC. The temple was of the Doric order and had 6 columns at the front, and 15 columns at the flanks.
In 373 BC, the Temple of Apollo was destroyed by an earthquake and was rebuilt for the third time in 330 BC. Even after so many centuries, the foundations of the iconic temple still survive today along with several Doric columns that are made of porous stone and limestone. Not much is known about the temple’s interior arrangement. However, ancient writers have mentioned that the walls of the temple were inscribed with the aphorisms of the seven sages.
Clancy's comment: I've been to many of these temples in Europe. When visiting these sites, I tried to imagine what it was like back in the day when they were active.