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    DescriptionThis volume presents a comprehensive investigation of one of the most unusual archaic Greek temples. The Temple of Athena at Assos, in modern Turkey, was built in a city that had no prior monumental tradition in either architecture or sculpture, so that the entire building constitutes an exercise in architectural invention. In this fully illustrated study, Bonna Daix Wescoat assembles for the first time a complete inventory of the architecture (documenting two phases of construction), presents newly discovered epistyle reliefs and decorated metopes, proposes a new reconstruction of the building, and situates the Temple within the formative development of monumental architecture in Archaic Greece.


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    Title
    The Temple of Athena at Assos
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bonna Daix Wescoat
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 344
    Width: 224 mm
    Height: 280 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,568 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780198143826
    ISBN 10: 0198143826
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BIC subject category V2: HDDK
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BIC subject category V2: AMX
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15850
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: ARC016000, HIS002010
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 36
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 939.2
    DC23: 939.2
    BISAC region code: 1.6.6.0.0.0.0
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    LC classification: DS156.A7 W48 2012
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    Thema V1.0: AMX, NKD
    Illustrations note
    111 photographs, 101 figures, 15 fold-out plans
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    08 November 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Bonna Daix Wescoat is Associate Professor of Art History at Emory University.
    Table of contents
    I. Introduction ; 2. History of the Building, its Early Visitors, and its Excavation ; 3. Building Materials and Technical Aspects of Construction ; 4. Description and Reconstruction of the Original Building ; 5. Major Repairs ; 6. Hellenistic Renovations ; 7. The Sculpture ; 8. Arrangement of the Sculpture ; 9. Significance of the Temple within the Development of Archaic Architecture and Architectural Decoration ; TABLES ; PLATES ; FIGURES