Studies in Hellenistic Architecture

Studies in Hellenistic Architecture

by Frederick Winter, Janos Fedak

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442659551
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 12/15/2006
Series: Phoenix Supplementary Volumes , #42
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 460
File size: 43 MB
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About the Author

Frederick E. Winter is a professor emeritus in the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Toronto.

Janos Fedak is a professor in the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Prince Edward Island.

Table of Contents




  1. Temples and Sanctuaries
    1. From the Later Fifth Century to the Time of Alexander the Great
    2. From Alexander the Great to the Late Hellenistic Period
  2. Entranceways
  3. Stoas in Later Greek Architecture
    1. The Development of Stoas
    2. The Columnar Orders in Stoa Architecture
  4. Tombs and Commemorative Monuments by Janos Fedak
  5. Theatres and Stadia
    1. Theatres
    2. Stadia
  6. Gymnasia, Palaistrai, and Baths
  7. Covered Halls and Storehouses
    1. Covered Assembly Halls
    2. Arsenals and Storehouses
  8. Residential Architecture
  9. The Hellenistic Style in Italy and Sicily
  10. Architecture, Landscape, and Seascape: The Role of Setting and Vista in Hellenistic Design
  11. From Greek Structure to Roman Ornament: The Columnar Orders in Hellenistic Times


  1. Hellenistic Architects, Engineers, and Technical Writers
  2. The Creativity of the Hellenistic Age





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Gerald P. Schaus

'Studies in Hellenistic Architecture demonstrates quite admirably the place of Hellenistic architecture within the development from Classical to Roman Imperial architecture. It is an impressive effort both in scope and learning, and a significant contribution to a somewhat neglected field. This is a very ambitious undertaking — one that has been long needed, especially in English — and with it Frederick E. Winter has reached a high standard. The book is well organized, covers a tremendous amount of material, is thorough, balanced, well written, and clear, and contains a wonderful collection of photos and plans.'

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