The origins of classical architecture : temples, orders and gifts to the gods in ancient Greece /

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Author / Creator:Wilson Jones, Mark, 1956-
Imprint:New Haven : Yale University Press, [2014]
Description:xvi, 304 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Subject:Temples -- Greece.
Architecture -- Orders.
Symbolism in architecture -- Greece.
Architecture and religion.
Architecture and religion.
Architecture -- Orders.
Symbolism in architecture.
Griechenland (Altertum)
Format: Print Book
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0300182767 (cl : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-293) and index.
Table of 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.