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Low angle view of the Temple of Concord, 5th century BC, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy, pictured on September 11, 2009, in the warm evening light. In the foreground the Paleochristian Necropolis can be seen. Well preserved owing to its 6th century AD conversion to a church, the Temple of Concord is a typical example of optical correction whose tapering columns create the illusion of a perfectly aligned building. Its frieze consists of alternating triglyphs and metopes, and the pediment is...
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