A Companion to Greek Architecture (Blackwell Companions to by Margaret M. Miles

By Margaret M. Miles

A spouse to Greek Architecture offers an expansive evaluation of the subject, together with layout, engineering, and building in addition to idea, reception, and lasting impact.

  • Covers either sacred and secular buildings and complexes, with specific awareness to architectural ornament, akin to sculpture, inside layout, flooring mosaics, and wall painting
  • Makes use of recent study from computer-driven applied sciences, the learn of inscriptions and archaeological proof, and lately excavated buildings
  • Brings jointly unique scholarship from an esteemed staff of archaeologists and paintings historians
  • Presents the main updated English language insurance of Greek structure in different a long time whereas additionally sketching out very important parts and constructions short of additional research

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