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, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 205–208 | Cite as

Mark Wilson Jones: Origins of Classical Architecture: Temples, Orders and Gifts to the Gods in Ancient Greece

Yale University Press, 2014
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Abstract

The recent work by Mark Wilson Jones addresses a fundamental topic: the explanation of the reasons of classical architecture, its legacy, its everlasting success in Western architecture, the reflections of its archetypes in contemporary culture (and not only in architecture).

Keywords

Classical architecture Greek architecture Temples Archaeology Symmetria Eurythmia 

References

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  5. Wilson Jones, Mark. 2014. Origins of Classical Architecture: Temples, Orders and Gifts to the Gods in Ancient Greece. New Haven/London: Yale University Press.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Kim Williams Books, Turin 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di ArchitetturaAlma Mater Studiorum Università di BolognaBolognaItaly

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