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Title The architecture of Alexandria and Egypt, c. 300 B.C. to A.D. 700 / Judith McKenzie.
Publication Info. New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, c2007.

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 Purdy-Kresge Library Oversize  NA 216 .A5 M45 2007    CHECKED IN
Description xx, 458 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Series Yale University Press Pelican history of art.
Bibliography 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.
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.
Subject Architecture, Ancient -- Egypt -- Alexandria.
Architecture, Ancient -- Egypt.
Architecture -- Egypt -- Alexandria.
Standard No. 76853182
ISBN 9780300115550 (alk. paper)
0300115555 (alk. paper)
9780300170948 (pbk.)
0300170947 (pbk.)
OCLC # 63680003
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