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Studies in Hellenistic architecture

Author: Frederick E Winter
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2006.
Series: Phoenix., Supplementary volume ;, 42.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Studies in Hellenistic Architecture is a detailed analysis of the development of the major building-types of the Hellenistic age - the mid-fourth century BC to the time of the Roman conquest of the Eastern Mediterranean. In this work, Frederick E. Winter reveals how the architects of the period went beyond anything achieved by their Classical Greek predecessors, and how their work prepared the way for many of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick E Winter
ISBN: 0802039146 9780802039149
OCLC Number: 56922068
Description: xxxii, 464 pages : illustrations, plans ; 28 cm
Contents: Temples and sanctuaries --
Entranceways --
Stoas in later Greek architecture --
Tombs and commemorative monuments / by Janos Fedak --
Theatres and stadia --
Gymnasia, palaistrai, and baths --
Covered halls and storehouses --
Residential architecture --
The Hellenistic style in Italy and Sicily --
Architecture, landscape, and seascape : the role of setting and vista in Hellenistic design --
From Greek structure to Roman ornament : the columnar orders in Hellenistic times --
Conclusion. Hellenistic architects, engineers, and technical writers ; The creativity of the Hellenistic age.
Series Title: Phoenix., Supplementary volume ;, 42.
Responsibility: Frederick E. Winter.
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