The Fountain of Apollonia in Illyria, A Comparative Study

Loreta Çapeli
International Journal of Science and Research   unpublished
The fountain-houses were important structures in the Greek cities. This article proposes the typological study of the Apollonia's 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 Apollonia´s
more » ... hat Apollonia´s fountain shows clear compositional similarities to a few of the 4 th-3 rd Century B.C. Greek fountains, and it was among the most sophisticated types in the evolution time.