Greek Architecture, Volume 11

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Yale University Press, 1996 - Architecture - 243 pages
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This 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.
 

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Contents

The NeoPalatial Period Middle Minoan III
18
Tholos Tombs
37
Mycenean Citadels and Housing Late Helladic III 14001100
43
The Doric Order
67
Early Doric Temples and Similar Buildings
77
The Formation of the Ionic Temple
85
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