Yale University Press, 1996 - Architecture - 243 pages
This splendid book discusses the development of Greek architecture in the Aegean and other Greek lands from its earliest beginnings around 3000 until the first century B.C. The eminent scholar A.W. Lawrence considers the evolution of the magnificent temples of the Hellenic age, focusing in particular on their function, geometry, and proportions. He also discusses Greek domestic architecture, town planning, theaters, and fortifications, providing details on the materials and methods with which all these buildings were constructed.
Now reissued with revisions by R.A. Tomlinson and with a stunning array of color illustrations, many photographed specially for this edition, this classic text will continue to enthrall and inform.
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The ProtoPalatial Period Middle
The Doric Order
Early Doric Temples and Similar Buildings
The Formation of the Ionic Temple
Early Sanctuaries and the Acropolis of Athens
Niceties of Doric Design
Late F ifthCentury Temples except on the Acropolis 1 29
Temples and Tombs of 400330
Hellenistic Temples and Related Monuments 15 1
Masonry Vaulting and Public Works
TownPlanning and Halls before 3 30
Hellenistic TownPlanning and Halls
Open Structures Especially Theatres
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