National Geographic : 1915 Oct
THE THESEUM, THE BEST PRESERVED OF ALL THE GREEK TEMPLES: ATHENS Although the marble floor of this wonderful structure has been burnt to make lime, the Theseum still stands asthe best preserved example of Grecian architecture. The thirty-four columns supporting the roof are of the stern Doric order. When itwas turned into achurch the eastern wall of the cella was destroyed and an apse thrown out. At other times it has suffered from earthquakes, which have destroyed some of the fine curves which characterized its construction.