Greek Architecture

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Macmillan, 1909 - Architecture, Greek - 425 pages
 

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Page 22 - ... 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 386 - Jahren 1895 — 1898 von Theodor Wiegand und Hans Schrader, unter Mitwirkung von G. Kummer, W. Wilberg, H. Winnefeld, R. Zahn. Mit I Plan, 22 Tafeln und 614 Abbildungen im Text.
Page 319 - 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 145 - ... epistyle is taken as a modulus for the geison; the diameter of the oculus of an Ionic capital gives the amount of projection for the echinus, and so on. This method of passing from one modulus to another is nowhere more clearly expressed by Vitruvius than in his description of the Ionic doorway. . . . From this example we see that though each member of the doorway is regarded as a modulus or measure of its immediate neighbor, nevertheless all are connected with each other and with the large dimension...
Page vii - But a more special acknowledgment is due to the scholars whose work has appeared in the publications of the German Government on Olympia, Pergamon, Priene, and Magnesia, and in that of the French Government on Delphi, which have furnished much material for both text and illustrations.

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