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Greece: From Mycenae to the Parthenon by Henri Stierlin

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Greece: From Mycenae to the Parthenon by Henri Stierlin

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This "picture book journey" takes us through all the important architectural sites in ancient Greece. The 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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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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SKU GOR001679992
Title Greece: From Mycenae to the Parthenon
Author By (author) Henri Stierlin
Contributor No
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Taschen GmbH
Year Published 2004
Page Number 240
ISBN 3822812250
ISBN13 9783822812259
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes No
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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