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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Winter, Nancy A.
Greek architectural terracottas.
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Nancy A Winter
|Description:||xxxvii, 360 p., 32 p. of plates : ill., maps ; 26 cm.|
|Series Title:||Oxford monographs on classical archaeology.|
|Responsibility:||Nancy A. Winter.|
Inscriptions refer to Corinthian and Spartan tiles, and two different types of tile characterizing the roofs of Corinth and Sparta confirm these nomenclatures. A careful analysis of the preserved elements of roofs found in each major city or district, however, reveals considerably more variation, and shows that there were regional styles which distinguished the roofs of north-western Greece, Arcadia, the Argolid, Central Greece, Attica, and the Aegean islands as well.
. The importance of this new work is not only that it brings a fresh approach to the topic, revealing the regional styles of roofs as of pottery and sculpture, but also that it shows exactly how ancient roofs were assembled, by providing detailed drawings of several characteristic roofs for each regional system. The book is illustrated with numerous photographs, figures, and maps. It should be invaluable for archaeologists and those interested in the history of architecture.
- Architectural terra-cotta -- Greece.
- Architecture, Ancient -- Greece.
- Griekse oudheid.
- Construction en terre cuite -- Grèce.
- Architecture antique -- Grèce.
- Grèce -- Antiquités.
- Architectural terra-cotta -- Greece
- Architecture, Ancient -- Greece
- Roofs -- Architecture -- History