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Author: A W Lawrence; R A Tomlinson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1996.
Series: Yale University Press Pelican history of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th ed.View all editions and formats
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Professor Lawrence discusses the evolution of the Hellenic age and the remaining legacy of ruins and artefacts, emphasising the continuity of their art. This edition has been revised and new illustrations have been added.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A W Lawrence; R A Tomlinson
ISBN: 0300064918 9780300064919 0300064926 9780300064926
OCLC Number: 34024605
Notes: Revised edition of: 4th ed. Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York : Penguin Books, c1983, in series: Pelican history of art.
Description: viii, 243 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: Map of Greek Mainland and Islands --
Map of Crete --
Map of the Greek World --
Diagrams of Greek Orders and Temple Plan --
pt. 1. Pre-Hellenic Building. 1. Introductory Summary. 2. Neolithic and Early Bronze Age. 3. The Beginnings of the Cretan Palaces: The Proto-Palatial Period (Middle Minoan I-II). 4. The Palace Age in Crete: The Neo-Palatial Period (Middle Minoan III --
Late Minoan). 5. Cycladic and Mainland Settlements Contemporary with Cretan Palaces (Middle and Late Bronze Age to 1400 B.C.). 6. Tholos Tombs. 7. Mycenean Citadels and Housing (Late Helladic III, 1400-1100) --
pt. 2. Hellenic Architecture. 8. Introductory Summary. 9. Primitive Temples. 10. The Doric Order. 11. Early Doric Temples and Similar Buildings. 12. The Formation of the Ionic Temple. 13. Early Fifth-Century Doric Temples and Treasuries. 14. Early Sanctuaries and the Acropolis of Athens. 15. Niceties of Doric Design. 16. Late Fifth-Century Temples except on the Acropolis. 17. Circular Buildings. 18. Temples and Tombs of 400-330. 19. Hellenistic Temples and Related Monuments. 20. Masonry, Vaulting, and Public Works. 21. Residential Buildings. 22. Town-Planning and Halls before 330. 23. Hellenistic Town-Planning and Halls. 24. Open Structures, Especially Theatres. 25. Epilogue.
Series Title: Yale University Press Pelican history of art.
Responsibility: A.W. Lawrence.

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Discussing the development of Greek architecture in the Aegean and other Greek lands from its earliest beginnings around 3000 BC to the first century BC. The temples of the Hellenic age are  Read more...

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