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The Resource The architecture of Alexandria and Egypt, c. 300 B.C. to A.D. 700, Judith McKenzie

The architecture of Alexandria and Egypt, c. 300 B.C. to A.D. 700, Judith McKenzie

Label
The architecture of Alexandria and Egypt, c. 300 B.C. to A.D. 700
Title
The architecture of Alexandria and Egypt, c. 300 B.C. to A.D. 700
Statement of responsibility
Judith McKenzie
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Lavishly illustrated with new plans of the city in the Ptolemaic, Roman, and Byzantine periods, reconstruction drawings and photographs, this book brings to life the ancient city and uncovers the true extent of its architectural legacy in the Mediterranean world
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
722/.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • NA216.A5
  • N386
LC item number
  • M45 2007
  • A7 M19
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Yale University Press Pelican history of art
Label
The architecture of Alexandria and Egypt, c. 300 B.C. to A.D. 700, Judith McKenzie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [430]-444) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The setting. How ancient Alexandria was lost -- Reconstructing the plan of ancient Alexandria : the archaeological evidence -- pt. 2. Ptolemaic period. Ptolemaic Alexandria : buildings erected from the late fourth century to the mid-first century BC -- Cleopatra's Alexandria, and the Roman conquest -- Classical architectural style of Ptolemaic Alexandria and its depiction -- Traditional Egyptian architecture -- pt. 3. Roman period. Classical architecture in the cities and towns of Roman Egypt -- Roman Alexandria -- Classical architectural style of Roman Alexandria and Egypt -- pt. 4. Late antique (Byzantine) period. The churches of late antique Alexandria : the written sources -- Church buildings in late antique Egypt : the archaeological evidence -- Architectural scholarship and education in Alexandria -- Influence of Alexandria on Byzantine architecture outside Egypt -- Pictorial tradition of Alexandrian architecture in Byzantine and early Islamic art
Control code
63680003
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xx, 458 p.
Isbn
9780300170948
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006004004
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)63680003
Label
The architecture of Alexandria and Egypt, c. 300 B.C. to A.D. 700, Judith McKenzie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [430]-444) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The setting. How ancient Alexandria was lost -- Reconstructing the plan of ancient Alexandria : the archaeological evidence -- pt. 2. Ptolemaic period. Ptolemaic Alexandria : buildings erected from the late fourth century to the mid-first century BC -- Cleopatra's Alexandria, and the Roman conquest -- Classical architectural style of Ptolemaic Alexandria and its depiction -- Traditional Egyptian architecture -- pt. 3. Roman period. Classical architecture in the cities and towns of Roman Egypt -- Roman Alexandria -- Classical architectural style of Roman Alexandria and Egypt -- pt. 4. Late antique (Byzantine) period. The churches of late antique Alexandria : the written sources -- Church buildings in late antique Egypt : the archaeological evidence -- Architectural scholarship and education in Alexandria -- Influence of Alexandria on Byzantine architecture outside Egypt -- Pictorial tradition of Alexandrian architecture in Byzantine and early Islamic art
Control code
63680003
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xx, 458 p.
Isbn
9780300170948
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006004004
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)63680003

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