International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Comparative Studies | Architecture & Planning | Albania | Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016

The Fountain of Apollonia in Illyria, A Comparative Study

Loreta Capeli [2]

Abstract: The fountain houses were important structures in the Greek cities. This article proposes the typological study of the Apollonias fountain, in order to understand if it had a particular shape, like the researchers often say, or has been influenced and similar to any other fountain. This objective was achieved through the chronological and comparative study of well known examples of Greek fountains, highlighting their altimetry and plan composition shape. The study, conclude that Apollonias fountain shows clear compositional similarities to a few of the 4th-3rd Century B. C. Greek fountains, and it was among the most sophisticated types in the evolution time.

Keywords: Water, Fountain, Apollonia, Illyria

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016,

Pages: 131 - 137

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