The Architecture of Europe: The ancient classical and Byzantine world, 3000 B.C.-A.D. 1453

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Batsford, 1992 - Architecture - 166 pages
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One of a series of four books, this text surveys the architecture of Europe from 3000 BC to 1453 AD, covering the ancient Minoan, Greek, Etruscan, Roman and Byzantine civilizations, as well as the early Christian period. The aim of this series is to provide a basic source of reference on the general evolution of architectural style and taste in different areas of Europe. Each volume uses a practical mixture of technological developments, aesthetic debates and individual architects and buildings.

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Contents

Civic Planning and the Grid Town Layout
4
Building Materials and Methods
15
Other Buildings 25 Theatres 31 Tombs
35
Basilicas 55 Temples
58
Theatres Amphitheatres and Circuses 66 Palaces
73
Bridges and Aqueducts
88
Ravenna iog
110
Thessaloniki 125
125
Hellenistic Towns 143 Towns in Asia Minor 144
144
Istanbultown walls aqueducts cisterns
157
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