Greek Architecture / Edition 5

Greek Architecture / Edition 5

by A. W. Lawrence, R. A. Tomlinson
     
 

This new edition of A. W. Lawrence's classic work, now with up-to-date revisions by R. A. Tomlinson and a stunning array of color illustrations, explores the development of Greek architecture from its earliest beginnings to the first century B.C. Lawrence considers the evolution of the magnificent temples of the Hellenic Age, as well as Greek domestic… See more details below

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This new edition of A. W. Lawrence's classic work, now with up-to-date revisions by R. A. Tomlinson and a stunning array of color illustrations, explores the development of Greek architecture from its earliest beginnings to the first century B.C. Lawrence considers the evolution of the magnificent temples of the Hellenic Age, as well as Greek domestic architecture, town planning, theaters, and fortifications in this splendid volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300064926
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Series:
The Yale University Press Pelican Histor
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
1,079,559
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Fifth Edition
Foreword to the Fourth Edition
Foreword to the Third Edition
Foreword to the Second Edition
Foreword to the First Edition
Chronological Table
Map of Greek Mainland and Islands
Map of Crete
Map of the Greek World
Diagrams of Greek Orders and Temple Plan
Pt. 1Pre-Hellenic Building
1Introductory Summary3
2Neolithic and Early Bronze Age4
3The Beginnings of the Cretan Palaces: The Proto-Palatial Period (Middle Minoan I-II)13
4The Palace Age in Crete: The Neo-Palatial Period (Middle Minoan III - Late Minoan)18
5Cycladic and Mainland Settlements Contemporary with Cretan Palaces (Middle and Late Bronze Age to 1400 B.C.)33
6Tholos Tombs37
7Mycenean Citadels and Housing (Late Helladic III, 1400-1100)43
Pt. 2Hellenic Architecture
8Introductory Summary58
9Primitive Temples61
10The Doric Order67
11Early Doric Temples and Similar Buildings77
12The Formation of the Ionic Temple90
13Early Fifth-Century Doric Temples and Treasuries99
14Early Sanctuaries and the Acropolis of Athens106
15Niceties of Doric Design125
16Late Fifth-Century Temples except on the Acropolis129
17Circular Buildings137
18Temples and Tombs of 400-330143
19Hellenistic Temples and Related Monuments151
20Masonry, Vaulting, and Public Works167
21Residential Buildings182
22Town-Planning and Halls before 330190
23Hellenistic Town-Planning and Halls196
24Open Structures, Especially Theatres205
25Epilogue212
Abbreviations216
Notes217
Bibliography228
Index238

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