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Architecture and Meaning on the Athenian Acropolis / Edition 1
     

Architecture and Meaning on the Athenian Acropolis / Edition 1

by Robin Francis Rhodes
 

ISBN-10: 0521469813

ISBN-13: 9780521469814

Pub. Date: 06/28/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Erected over the course of the fifth century B.C., the buildings and sculpture of the Acropolis have been scrutinized by scholars for more than a century. This analysis is the first to consider the ensemble as a whole and explain how the monuments form an iconographic narrative.

Overview

Erected over the course of the fifth century B.C., the buildings and sculpture of the Acropolis have been scrutinized by scholars for more than a century. This analysis is the first to consider the ensemble as a whole and explain how the monuments form an iconographic narrative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521469814
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 9.88(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: A Sense of Place and the Seeds of Monumentality; 1. History in the design of the Acropolis; 2. The Acropolis as processional architecture; 3. Religious tradition and broken canon: the Doric architecture; 4. The integrated Parthenon; 5. Creating canon: the Ionic temples; 6. Architectural legacy and reflections; 7. God and man: the spiritual legacy of the Periclean Acropolis.

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