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Architecture and Meaning on the Athenian Acropolis - 95 edition

Architecture and Meaning on the Athenian Acropolis (ISBN10: 0521469813; ISBN13: 9780521469814)
ISBN13: 978-0521469814
ISBN10: 0521469813

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0521470247
ISBN10: 0521470242

Summary: Architecture and Meaning on the Athenian Acropolis focuses on the architectural complex that is generally considered to be one of the outstanding achievements of Western civilization. Though the buildings and sculpture of the Acropolis, erected over the course of the fifth century B.C., have been scrutinized by scholars for more than a century, Robin Rhodes' sensitive analysis is the first to consider the ensemble as a whole and to explain how the monuments co
mmunicate meaningfully with one another to form an iconographic narrative. His study also examines the sculpture and decoration, which were conceived together with the abstract features, while relating both to the larger issues in Greek architecture and aesthetics.
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Summary: Architecture and Meaning on the Athenian Acropolis focuses on the architectural complex that is generally considered to be one of the outstanding achievements of Western civilization. Though the buildings and sculpture of the Acropolis, erected over the course of the fifth century B.C., have been scrutinized by scholars for more than a century, Robin Rhodes' sensitive analysis is the first to consider the ensemble as a whole and to explain how the monuments communicate meaningfully with one another to form an iconographic narrative. His study also examines the sculpture and decoration, which were conceived together with the abstract features, while relating both to the larger issues in Greek architecture and aesthetics. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 95
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year Published: 1995
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