Greek Architecture

Front Cover
The Macmillan Company, 1909 - Architecture, Ancient - 425 pages
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 288 - Macedonian architect," replied Dinocrates, " who suggests schemes and designs worthy your royal renown, I propose to form Mount Athos into the statue of a man holding a spacious city in his left hand, and in his right a huge vase, into which shall be collected all the streams of the mountain, which shall thence be poured into the sea.
Page 24 - ... stones, not palpably marble or hard limestone. In the majority of cases it is a sort of travertine, again a shell-conglomerate, and occasionally a sandstone or some decomposed rock, containing serpentine or other hydnited minerals.
Page ii - Greek and Roman Coins. By GF HILL, of the Coins Department of the British Museum.
Page 321 - The market-place of Elis is not constructed after the fashion which prevails in Ionia and in the Greek cities which border on Ionia. It is built in the older style, with separate colonnades and streets between them.
Page 431 - It is of .particular interest to the modern reader," says Professor Seymour, " since it is the earliest account extant of the culture from which our own is a true lineal descendant.
Page 429 - Cloth, 8vo, $2.25 net, by mail $2.40 As the author points out in his preface there is no book in the English language which supplies a picture of life and manners, of education, morals, and religion in the intensely interesting period of the Roman Republic. The age of Cicero is one of the most important periods...
Page 23 - There is great lack of definiteness in the use of the word poros, which is made to include almost all soft, light-colored stones, not palpably marble or hard limestone.
Page 429 - D. $2.25 net, GARDNER, EA Greek Sculpture. By ERNEST A. GARDNER. Two parts in one volume, with appendix. $2.50 net Appendix to the above, separately. $.35 net GARDNER, P. Grammar of Greek Art. By PERCY GARDNER.
Page 430 - This work takes up the study of the development of oopular government in ancient Rome, manifested through assemblies, in the light of comparative politics or sociology. Many problems are set forth in a clearer light than heretofore, and the volume will prove the most careful and judicious treatment of the subject available to students. As a living, first-hand study of popular government, it will attract not only classical scholars( but also those who are concerned with such problems as are raised...
Page 429 - Constantine to the Renaissance. By ARTHUR L. FROTHINGHAM, Ph. D. $2.25 net, GARDNER, EA Greek Sculpture. By ERNEST A. GARDNER. Two parts in one volume, with appendix. $2.50 net Appendix to the above, separately. $.35 net GARDNER...

Bibliographic information