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architecture of Ancient Greece

Anderson, William J.

architecture of Ancient Greece

an account of its historic development; being the first part of The architecture of Greece and Rome

by Anderson, William J.

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby William J. Anderson and R. Phené Spiers, revised and rewritten by William Bell Dinsmoor.
ContributionsAnderson, William J., Spiers, R. Phené., Dinsmoor, William Bell, 1886-
The Physical Object
Pagination241p.
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20301889M

Classical architecture refers to the style and design of buildings in ancient Greece and ancient Rome. Classical architecture shaped our approach to building in Western colonies around the world. From the rise of ancient Greece until the fall of the Roman empire, great buildings were constructed according to precise rules. Ancient Greece Important aspects of ancient Greek culture are covered in separate articles—Greek architecture, Greek art, Greek language, Greek literature, Greek music, and Greek religion. See also the articles on the cities, e.g., Athens, Sparta, Corinth, and Thebes.

The Greek architectural orders-Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian-lie at the heart of the classical traditions of building, and yet satisfying accounts for their origins have proved elusive. In contrast with conventional theories that would see the orders originating over the course of a long evolution, this book stresses the suddenness of the phenomenon and its dependence on . From the Acropolis and the Temple of Zeus to the National Library and the Univerisity of Athens, this volume examines both the aesthetic design and cultural/social functions of 61 noted architectural landmarks throughout the nation of Greece. Art historian Janina K. Darling discusses how each structure or project was designed and built, and provides a detailed yet accessible 3/5(1).

This book provides a brief, clear account of the main developments in the history of the Greek, Etruscan and Roman architecture, from the earliest times to the foundation of Constantinople. It contains drawings and 24 plates. Professor Robertson has produced a really great handbook; one that has become the standard general work, in English, or perhaps in any language, on its 4/5(4). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .


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The architecture of ancient Greece is the architecture produced by the Greek-speaking people (Hellenic people) whose culture flourished on the Greek mainland, the Peloponnese, the Aegean Islands, and in colonies in Anatolia and Italy for a period from about BC until the 1st century AD, with the earliest remaining architectural works dating from around BC.

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