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Greece - World Architecture Series: From Mycenae to the Parthenon

Henri Stierlin

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 224

  • Publisher: Taschen

  • Date Published: Mar 2009

  • Stock Code: 68298

  • ISBN: 9783836510387

  • Binding: Hardback

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From the superb mausoleum of Mausolus in Halicarnassus, stop by the shrine to Apollo at Delphi with its famous oracle, or pass through the imposing Lion Gate in Mycenae. This "picture book journey" takes us through all the important architectural sites in ancient Greece. "Noble simplicity, quiet proportions" was how the distinguished archaeologist Johann Joachim Winckelmann once described Greek culture, and the beauty of classical art certainly lies in its simplicity.

This book is a comprehensive introduction to the architecture of perfect harmony and proportion, and a journey into the splendid art of the Mediterranean.

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