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H 245 x W 175 mm

118 pages

Illustrated throughout in black & white with one colour plate

Published Jun 2016

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784913717

Digital: 9781784913724

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Classical archaeology; Greek architecture; Roman architecture

Drawings in Greek and Roman Architecture

By Antonio Corso

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This book is an essay on architectural drawings of the Greek and Roman world.



Introduction; 1. The treatises written by architects about specific architectural works made by them; 2. The illustrations which accompanied the text of the de architectura by Vitruvius; 3. Drawings included in handbooks after Vitruvius; 4. Images attached to ancient descriptions of architectures; 5. Miniature illustrations in Gromatic treatises; 6. References to architectural drawings in ancient literatures and inscriptions; 7. Archaeological evidence of drawings of architectures; 8. Conclusions; 9. Catalogue of drawings of architectures in the Greek and Roman world