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Publisher Comments:

This book provides a brief, clear account of the main developments in the history of the Greek, Etruscan and Roman architecture, from the earliest times to the foundation of Constantinople. It contains 135 drawings and 24 plates. Professor Robertson has produced a really great handbook; one that has become the standard general work, in English, or perhaps in any language, on its subject. It has not only accuracy, attention to detail and scholarship - these qualities we would expect - it has clarity, breadth of treatment and what can be called architectural soundness.

Synopsis:

This book provides an account of the main developments in Greek, Etruscan and Roman architecture.

Synopsis:

This book provides a brief, clear, accurate and detailed account of the main developments in the history of the Greek, Etruscan and Roman architecture, from the earliest times to the foundation of Constantinople. It contains 135 drawings and 24 plates.

Table of Contents

Preface to first edition; Preface to second edition; List of illustrations; 1. Sources of knowledge, materials and methods; 2. Minoan Crete, Troy, and pre-Mycenaean Greece; 3. Mycenaean Greece and Homeric architecture; 5. The Dark Ages: technical terms; 5. The earliest doric and its timber prototypes; 6. Sixth-century doric; 7. Archaic ionic; 8. Fifth-century doric, to the outbreak of the Peloponesian War; 9. Ionic in the fifth century, and doric and corinthian in the late fifth and fourth; 10. Fourth-century and Hellenistic ionic, and Hellenistic doric and Corinthian; 11. Greek theatres and other buildings not temples or private houses; 12. Greek and Roman town-planning; 13. Temple architecture of the Roman republic; 14. Temple architecture of the Roman empire; 15. Roman construction; 16. Basilicas, theatres, amphitheatres, and other Roman monuments; 17. Greek and Roman houses and palaces; Appendix; General index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521094528
Author:
Robertson, D. S.
Author:
Robertson, Donald S.
Author:
Robertson, D. M.
Author:
D. S., Robertson
Author:
Robertson, D. S.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Architecture, roman
Subject:
Architecture, Roman -- History.
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Architecture -- Greece -- History.
Subject:
Architecture -- History.
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 377
Publication Date:
20040531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
9.12x5.86x1.19 in. 1.47 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This book provides an account of the main developments in Greek, Etruscan and Roman architecture.
"Synopsis" by , This book provides a brief, clear, accurate and detailed account of the main developments in the history of the Greek, Etruscan and Roman architecture, from the earliest times to the foundation of Constantinople. It contains 135 drawings and 24 plates.
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