The Origins of the Greek Architectural Orders

The Origins of the Greek Architectural Orders

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by Barbara A. Barletta
     
 

Classicists and architectural historians will be the main audience for Barletta's (art history, U. of Florida, Gainesville) study of the emergence of the Doric and Ionic architectural orders. The volume begins with a critical analysis of the historiography. The main analysis concerns the archaeological evidence, though theoretical principles are discussed as well. The… See more details below

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Classicists and architectural historians will be the main audience for Barletta's (art history, U. of Florida, Gainesville) study of the emergence of the Doric and Ionic architectural orders. The volume begins with a critical analysis of the historiography. The main analysis concerns the archaeological evidence, though theoretical principles are discussed as well. The text is well illustrated with drawings, photos, and profiles of the components that form this familiar column-based architecture.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521124225
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/21/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. The literary evidence; 2. The archaeological evidence: proto-geometric through the seventh century B.C.; 3. The emergence of the Doric 'Order'; 4. The emergence of the Ionic 'Order'; 5. The origins of the orders: reality and theory; Conclusions: interpretation and implications.

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