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By Seton Lloyd, Trewin Copplestone

ISBN-10: 0600039544

ISBN-13: 9780600039549

Divided into 9 chapters masking such a lot parts at the globe,the e-book is definitely provided with B&W images plus plans on historic temples or medieval cathedrals.The separate authors of a number of the chapters are leaders of their box from British and American universities. The variety of examples is huge and they're good annotated.

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The sanctuary statue stood occupied the greater part was also sometimes a rear ther with it hall {opisthodomos) The Hellenistic but there connected may ei- have enclosure of the porches them- of Doric temples with metal umns perhaps which the cella, or wath the back porch, and this served as a treasury. selves itself in of the grilles between the col- served the same purpose. In at least one example of those which survive, the treasury vaulted chamber beneath the sanctuary. is a of the Corinthian which became increasingly popular Greek temple, usually to house a cult-statue or it An example order, was thus conceived.

Needed to b it side in order to be seen. Someti roofs. The Peloponnesian war prevented porch was provided the completion of the buildings ture, as originally planned. came back of the at the which appealed a fairly usual convention. ly stage, was an apsidal end cei Greek sense o to the An I to the building t presented no problem in roofmg as long a material used. thatch gave then At way the end of the seventh to roofmg-tilcs of were standardised. of Agrippa. and the retention beneath The stepped approach to the A of continually directly upward and then through the centre of the building to the Acropolis beyond.

R nnrnnr 75 The g^rand stairway, Minos This stairway is built around a whose walls are supported on tapered columns. light-shaft ANCIENT AND CLASSICAL 38 77 Mycenae. Plan of the palace The Mycenaean palaces arc typically groups of suites of rooms their northern arranged round a niain hall is with a porch - the mcgaron form. Sometimes several of these forms or techniques are curiously combined with more complexes are grouped round Near East. This apparent in their architecture, where Egyptian or Syrian An increasing northerly traditions.

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