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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 39 related to The Art of Building in the Classical World: Vision, Craftsmanship, and ....   

Greek and Roman Architecture

D. S. Robertson - Architecture - 1929 - 407 pages
A survey of the main developments in classical architecture from prehistory to the establishment of Constantinople, supplemented by chronological tables of buildings
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The Power of Images in the Age of Augustus

Paul Zanker - Architecture - 1990 - 385 pages
"Art and architecture are mirrors of a society. They reflect the state of its values, especially in times of crisis or transition." Upon this premise Paul Zanker builds an ...
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Prayers in Stone: Greek Architectural Sculpture (c. 600-100 B.C.E.)

Brunilde S. Ridgway - Architecture - 1999 - 255 pages
Classical Greek architectural sculpture has never before been fully studied as a single topic.
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The Houses of Roman Italy, 100 B.C.-A.D. 250: Ritual, Space, and ..., Part 250

John R. Clarke - Architecture - 1991 - 411 pages
"Extensively documented with well-chosen, good quality photographs, Clarke's book effectively surveys these representative examples from the Late Republic to the Late Empire ...
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The Temple of Apollo Bassitas: The architecture

Frederick A. Cooper - Architecture - 1996 - 447 pages
This substantial volume aims to provide `a comprehensive description of each and every physical attribute of the architecture of the original temple'. The Temple of Apollo of ...
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The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt

William Stevenson Smith, William Kelly Simpson - Architecture - 1998 - 296 pages
A survey of Egyptian art and architecture is enhanced by revised text, an updated bibliography, and over four hundred illustrations.
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Measuring Heaven: Pythagoras and His Influence on Thought and Art in ...

Christiane L. Joost-Gaugier - Architecture - 2006 - 359 pages
Surviving fragments of information about Pythagoras (born ca. 570 BCE) gave rise to a growing set of legends about this famous sage and his followers, whose reputations ...
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Secrets of the Serpent: In Search of the Sacred Past

Philip Gardiner, John Malloy - Architecture - 2006 - 156 pages
Secrets of the Serpent: In Search of the Sacred Past by Philip Gardiner Across time and across the world, an ancient serpent cult once dominated mankind. Then a great battle ...
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Worshipping Athena: Panathenaia and Parthenon

Jenifer Neils - Architecture - 1996 - 249 pages
The foremost religious festival of ancient Athens--the city dedicated to Athena, goddess of war, fertility, arts, and wisdom--was the Panathenaia. Challenging old assumptions ...
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