|Summary:||Temple; across the Great Harbor, outside of the city.|
|Date:||ca. 555 BC|
c. 22.40 x c. 62.05 (stylobate); cella ?
6 x 17; double colonnade in front of cella; pronaos - distyle in antis; no interior columns; adyton.
Resemblance to Temple of Apollo (Syracuse); lack of angle contraction.
Similar in plan to the Temple of Apollo on Ortygia, the Temple of Zeus Olympios has at least one improvement on its famous predecessor: the elimination of the widened central intercolumniation along the short ends. On both of the two standing column fragments, the fluting was not carried down to the stylobate (cp.