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Author Wilson Jones, Mark, 1956-

Title Origins of classical architecture : temples, orders and gifts to the gods in ancient Greece / Mark Wilson Jones
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2014]


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Description xvi, 304 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents Purpose and setting of the Greek temple -- Formative developments -- Questions of construction and the Doric genus -- Questions of influence and the Aeolic capital -- Questions of appearance and the Ionic genus -- Questions of meaning and the Corinthian capital -- Gifts to the gods -- Triglyphs and tripods -- Crucible -- Questions answered and unanswered
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-293) and index
Subject Temples -- Greece.
Architecture -- Orders.
Symbolism in architecture -- Greece.
Architecture and religion.
LC no. 2013017319
ISBN 9780300182767 (cl : alk. paper)
0300182767 (cl : alk. paper)