A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Architecture

A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Architecture

Gwendolyn Leick


This Dictionary supplies a entire survey of the complete variety of historic close to japanese structure from the Neolithic around huts in Palestine to the large temples of Ptolemaic Egypt. Gwendolyn Leick examines the advance of the significant varieties of old structure inside of their geographical and ancient context, and describes positive factors of significant websites similar to Ur, Nineveh and Babylon, in addition to some of the lesser-known websites. She additionally covers the differences of normal historical architectural buildings comparable to pyramids, tombs and homes, information the development fabric and strategies hired, and clarifies expert terminology.

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