Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture

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Yale University Press, 1992 - Architecture - 553 pages
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By now a classic, it presents in a single volume a coherent overall view of the history and the changing character of Early Christian and Byzantine architecture, from Rome and Milan to North Africa, from Constantinople to Greece and the Balkans, and from Egypt and Jerusalem to the villages and monasteries of Syria, Asia Minor, Armenia, and Mesopotamia.
 

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Contents

Preface
11
Prefaces to the Fourth Edition
17
Christian Building Prior to Constantine
23
The Fourth Century
39
The Fifth Century
93
The Inland Countries
135
The Latin West
167
Early Byzantine Building
201
Church Building after Justinian
283
The Borderlands
301
Middle Byzantine Architecture from
331
17 Development and Regional Styles of Middle Byzantine Architecture
354
The End of Byzantine Architecture
413
List of Principal Abbreviations
451
Glossary
517
Selected Bibliography
523

Standard Building in the Age of Justinian
238
The Architecture of the Age of Justinian in the Provinces
258

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About the author (1992)

Slobodan ur i is Associate Professor of History of Architecture at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His doctoral dissertation on Gra anica, written for the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University, was awarded the 1977 prize from the Joint Committee on Eastern Europe of American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council. The book has also received a grant from The Millard Meiss Publication Fund of the College Art Association of America.

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