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Greek Architecture / Edition 5
     

Greek Architecture / Edition 5

by A. W. Lawrence, R. A. Tomlinson
 

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ISBN-10: 0300064926

ISBN-13: 9780300064926

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Yale University Press

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

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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:
812,544
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Fifth Edition vii(1)
Foreword to the Fourth Edition vii(1)
Foreword to the Third Edition vii(1)
Foreword to the Second Edition vii(1)
Foreword to the First Edition viii(1)
Chronological Table ix(1)
Map of Greek Mainland and Islands
x(2)
Map of Crete
xii(1)
Map of the Greek World
xiii(1)
Diagrams of Greek Orders and Temple Plan
xiv
PART ONE: PRE-HELLENIC BUILDING 3(55)
1. Introductory Summary
3(1)
2. Neolithic and Early Bronze Age
4(9)
Materials and Methods of Building
4(1)
The Regional Cultures
5(8)
Troy
5(3)
The Cyclades and Related Islands
8(1)
The Mainland of Greece
9(2)
Crete
11(2)
3. The Beginnings of the Cretan Palaces: The Proto-Palatial Period (Middle Minoan I-II)
13(5)
4. The Palace Age in Crete: The Neo-Palatial Period (Middle Minoan III -- Late Minoan)
18(15)
Principles of Minoan Plan and Design
20(1)
The Palace at Knossos in its Final Form
21(4)
The Final Palace at Phaistos -- Hagia Triada
25(2)
Hagia Triada
27(1)
The Palace at Mallia
27(1)
The 'Little Palace' at Knossos
28(1)
The 'Royal Villa' at Knossos
28(1)
'Villas' at Sklavokambos and Tylissos
29(1)
Nirou
30(1)
Towns
30(1)
Tombs
30(1)
The Decline: Late Minoan III
31(2)
5. Cycladic amd Mainland Settlements Contemporary with Cretan Palaces (Middle and Late Bronze Age to 1400 B.C)
33(4)
6. Tholos Tombs
37(6)
7. Mycenean Citadels and Housing (Late Helladic III, 1400-1100)
43(15)
Tiryns
45(3)
Mycenae
48(4)
Pylos
52(1)
Phylakopi
53(1)
Gla (more properly Goulas)
53(1)
Macedonia
54(1)
Homeric Evidence
54(4)
PART TWO: HELLENIC ARCHITECTURE 58(158)
8. Introductory Summary
58(3)
9. Primitive Temples
61(6)
10. The Doric Order
67(10)
11. Early Doric Temples and Similar Buildings
77(13)
Greece
77(5)
Sicily
82(3)
South Italy
85(5)
12. The Formation of the Ionic Temple
90(9)
13. Early Fifth-Century Doric Temples and Treasuries
99(7)
14. Early Sanctuaries and the Acropolis of Athens
106(19)
15. Niceties of Doric Design
125(4)
16. Late Fifth-Century Temples except on the Acropolis
129(8)
17. Circular Buildings
137(6)
18. Temples and Tombs of 400-330
143(8)
19. Hellenistic Temples and Related Monuments
151(16)
20. Masonry, Vaulting, and Public Works
167(15)
21. Residential Buildings
182(8)
22. Town-Planning and Halls before 330
190(6)
23. Hellenistic Town-Planning and Halls
196(9)
24. Open Structures, Especially Theatres
205(7)
25. Epilogue
212(4)
Abbreviations 216(1)
Notes 217(11)
Bibliography 228(10)
Index 238

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