Eastern medieval architecture : the building traditions of Byzantium and neighboring lands / Robert G. Ousterhout
- Ousterhout, Robert G.
- New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white).
- Onassis series in Hellenic culture and Oxford scholarship online
- Machine generated contents note: Historical Architecture East and West -- pt. ONE LATE ANTIQUITY -- Third to Seventh Centuries -- ch. One Rome, the Domus Ecclesiae, and the Church Basilica -- ch. Two A Tale of Two Cities: Constantinople and Jerusalem in the Time of Constantine -- ch. Three Ritual Settings I: Liturgy, Initiation, Commemoration -- ch. Four Ritual Settings II: Pilgrimage, Relics, and Sacred Space -- ch. Five Makers, Methods, and Materials -- ch. Six Regional Developments, East and West -- ch. Seven Secular Architecture: Cities, Houses, and Fortifications -- ch. Eight Innovative Architecture -- ch. Nine The Basilica Transformed: Hagia Sophia in Constantinople -- ch. Ten Justinian's Building Program and Sixth-Century Developments -- pt. TWO THE TRANSITIONAL PERIOD -- Seventh to Ninth Centuries -- ch. Eleven The Transitional Period within Byzantium -- ch. Twelve Transformation at the Edges of Empire -- pt. THREE THE MIDDLE BYZANTINE CENTURIES -- Ninth to Twelfth Centuries -- ch. Thirteen New Church Architecture and the Rise of Monasticism -- ch. Fourteen Secular Architecture and the Fate of the City -- ch. Fifteen Constantinople as an Architectural Center -- ch. Sixteen Master Builders and Their Craft -- ch. Seventeen Development of Regional Styles I: Middle Byzantine Greece and Macedonia -- ch. Eighteen Development of Regional Styles II: Middle Byzantine Anatolia -- ch. Nineteen Development of Regional Styles III: The Caucasus: Armenia and Georgia -- ch. Twenty Contested lands: Architecture at the Time of the Crusades -- ch. Twenty-One The Exotic West: Venice, Southern Italy, and Sicily -- ch. Twenty-Two Exporting a Culture/Importing a Culture: Bulgaria, Kievan Rus', and Serbia -- pt. FOUR THE LATE BYZANTINE AND POST-BYZANTINE CENTURIES -- Thirteenth to Sixteenth Centuries -- ch. Twenty-Three The Difficult Thirteenth Century -- ch. Twenty-Four Palaiologan Constantinople and a New Architectural Idiom -- ch. Twenty-Five Old and New: Greek Cities and Landscapes -- ch. Twenty-Six Regional Diversity: Bulgaria, Serbia, and Romania -- ch. Twenty-Seven Rival Powers: The Ottomans and Russia.
- The rich and diverse architectural traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean and adjacent regions are the subject of this text, including the social and cultural developments of the Byzantine Empire, the Caucasus, the Balkans, and Russia, as well as parallel developments in Crusader and early Islamic architecture.
- 9780190068592 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- Also issued in print: 2019.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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