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Classical; Classical style

This is a word used to describe the style of Greek and Roman architecture. In the 18th and 19th century the style became very popular again after many architects and patrons had travelled to these areas to seek inspiration in what was called 'The Grand Tour'. This style could be divided into sub-styles, such as Ionic.

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