Tholos of Athena Pronaia 3
Tholos is perhaps the most characteristic monument of Delphi, which dominates the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia between the newest temple of Athena and the treasure of Massalioton. This masterpiece of classical architecture, which, however, ignore the use. Has been associated with chthonic cult, however, Pausanias, who saw the ruins of the 2nd century. A.D. not to mention as a temple. The impressive circular building dating to 380 BC As we learn from Vitruvius, the architect responsible for the construction of the dome was Theodore from Phocea or Phocis, who, indeed, had written a book on how it was built.