A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Architecture

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1988-12-22
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This Dictionary gives a comprehensive survey of the whole range of ancient Near Eastern architecture from the Neolithic round huts in Palestine to the giant temples of Ptolemaic Egypt. Gwendolyn Leick examines the development of the principal styles of ancient architecture within their geographical and historical context, and describes features of major sites such as Ur, Nineveh and Babylon, as well as many of the lesser-known sites.She also covers the variations of typical ancient architectural structures such as pyramids, tombs and houses, details the building material and techniques employed, and clarifies specialist terminology.

Table of Contents

Ap. 1
Bp. 26
Cp. 41
Dp. 59
Ep. 68
Fp. 75
Gp. 82
Hp. 92
Ip. 102
Jp. 105
Kp. 108
Lp. 121
Mp. 127
Np. 145
Op. 152
Pp. 155
Qp. 172
Rp. 173
Sp. 181
Tp. 199
Up. 229
Vp. 238
Wp. 241
Yp. 245
Zp. 246
Alphabetical List of Entriesp. 249
Indexp. 253
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