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A Companion to Greek Architecture

A Companion to Greek Architecture

  • ISBN: 9781119245537
  • Editorial: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Lugar de la edición: Hoboken. Estados Unidos de Norteamérica
  • Colección: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Medidas: 25 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 586
  • Idiomas: Inglés

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A Companion to Greek Architecture provides an expansive overview of the topic, including design, engineering, and construction as well as theory, reception, and lasting impact.

Covers both sacred and secular structures and complexes, with particular attention to architectural decoration, such as sculpture, interior design, floor mosaics, and wall painting
Makes use of new research from computer-driven technologies, the study of inscriptions and archaeological evidence, and recently excavated buildings
Brings together original scholarship from an esteemed group of archaeologists and art historians
Presents the most up-to-date English language coverage of Greek architecture in several decades while also sketching out important areas and structures in need of further research

Preface viii
List of Illustrations ix
List of Maps xix
Notes on Contributors xx
Introduction xxiv
Part I Invention, Design, and Construction 1
1 Landscape and Setting 3
Betsey A. Robinson
2 Early Greek Temples 15
Alexander Mazarakis Ainian
3 Monumentality and Foreign Influence in Early Greek Temples 31
†Barbara A. Barletta
4 Origins and Design of Terracotta Roofs in the Seventh Century bce 46
Philip Sapirstein
5 The Greek East: Temples and Engineering 60
John R. Senseney
6 The Greek West: Temples and their Decoration 75
Clemente Marconi
7 The Use of Geometry by Ancient Greek Architects 92
Rocco Leonardis
8 How Buildings Were Constructed 105
Nancy L. Klein
Part II Temples and Sanctuaries 119
9 “Internationalism” in Architecture: Olympia 121
Nancy L. Klein
10 Prestige in Greek Sanctuaries: Delphi 135
Michael Scott
11 The Periclean Acropolis 147
Robin F. Rhodes
12 Color and Carving: Architectural Decoration in Mainland Greece 164
Jenifer Neils
13 Attic Sanctuaries 178
Jessica Paga
14 Inscribing Construction: The Financing and Administration of Public Building in Greek Sanctuaries 194
Robert K. Pitt
15 The Interiors of Greek Temples 206
Margaret M. Miles
16 Scale, Architects, and Architectural Theory 223
John R. Senseney
Part III Civic Space 239
17 Urban Planning and Infrastructure 241
Betsey A. Robinson
18 Protection and Trade: Girding the City 254
Spencer Pope
19 The Architecture of Greek Houses 273
Barbara Tsakirgis
20 Hellenistic Royal Palaces 288
Stella G. Miller
21 The Greek Agora 300
John McK. Camp II
22 Athletics: Stadia, Gymnasia, Palaistrai, and Hippodromes 314
David Gilman Romano
23 Greek Baths 328
Sandra K. Lucore
24 Bouleuteria and Odeia 342
John McK. Camp II
25 The Greek Theater 360
Jessica Paga
26 Commemorating the Dead: Grave Markers, Tombs, and Tomb Paintings, 400–30 bce 374
Olga Palagia
Part IV Reception 391
27 The Spread of Greek Architecture: Labraunda 393
Gretchen Umholtz
28 Pergamon and Pergamene Influence 406
Kristen Seaman
29 New Directions in Hellenistic Sanctuaries 424
Bonna D. Wescoat
30 Three Seaside Wonders: Pharos, Mausoleum and Colossus 440
Ingrid D. Rowland
31 From Hellenistic to Roman Architecture 454
Rhys F. Townsend
32 Hellenistic Architecture in Italy: Consuetudo Italica 470
Thomas Noble Howe
33 French Architectural Thought and the Idea of Greece 487
Christopher Drew Armstrong
34 The Reception of Greek Architecture in Eighteenth]Century Britain 509
Jason M. Kelly
35 Ancient Ruins and Their Preservation: The Case Study of the Parthenon’s East Porch 526
Lena Lambrinou

Glossary 546

Index 553


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