Автор: Wilkinson, Richard H. Название: The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt ISBN: 0500283966 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500283967 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2167 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: The temples of ancient Egypt include the largest and some of the most impressive religious monuments the world has ever known. Mansions of the gods, models of Egypt and of the universe, focal points for worship, great treasure houses and islands of order in a cosmic ocean of chaos – the temples were all these things and more. Richard Wilkinson traces their development from the earliest times, looking at every aspect of their construction, decoration, symbolism and function. From the Delta to Nubia, all of Egypt’s surviving temples – ranging from the gargantuan temple of Amun at Karnak, to minuscule shrines such as the oasis Oracle of Siwa, where Alexander went to hear himself proclaimed god – are discussed and illustrated
Описание: The gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt, worshipped for over half of recorded history, are among the most fascinating and complex of any civilization. Here is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the deities that lay at the heart of Egyptian religion and society. It examines the evolution, worship and eventual decline of the numerous gods and goddesses – from minor household figures such as Bes and Taweret to the all-powerful deities Amun and Re – that made Egypt the most completely theocratic society of the ancient world, and made Egyptians, according to Herodotus, ‘more religious than any other people’.
Автор: Snape, Steven Название: The Complete Cities of Ancient Egypt ISBN: 0500051798 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500051795 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2853 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Ancient Egyptian cities and towns have until recently been one of the least- studied and least-published aspects of this great ancient civilization. Now new research and excavation are transforming our knowledge. The Complete Cities of Ancient Egypt is the first book to bring these latest discoveries to a wide general and scholarly audience, and to provide a comprehensive overview of what we know about ancient settlement during the dynastic period. Divided in two halves, the book opens with an account of the development of urban settlement in Egypt, describing the pattern of urban life, from food production, government, crime and health to schooling, leisure, ancient tourism, and the interaction of the living community with the dead. The second half of the book takes the reader on a trip down the Nile from Aswan to the Delta, giving a comprehensive account of all cities and towns with details for each of their discovery, excavation and important finds, supported by maps and plans as well as recent photographs. This book is sure to appeal to all those concerned with urban design and history, as well as tourists, students and Egyptophiles.
Автор: Jacques Название: Angkor: Cities & Temples ISBN: 9749863801 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789749863800 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 5544 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Название: Temples Of Cambodia ISBN: 6167339104 ISBN-13(EAN): 9786167339108 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Цена: 4620 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This Volume Invites The Reader To Experience The Remarkable Architectural And Spiritual Achievement Of The Khmers Through Extraordinary Photographs And An Authoritative Text.
Описание: The temples of Khajuraho are one of the great wonders of India. Built between about 850 and 1150, Khajuraho is renowned as much for the elegance of its architecture as for the sensuality of its sculpture. Once an important political and religious center, it is thought to have contained up to 95 Hindu and Jain temples, but today, only 25 survive--many with stunning depictions of human sexuality. The area has undergone restoration since being rediscovered in the early 19th century, and today is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, acclaimed scholar Gilles Beguin leads readers through a tour of these amazing temples, all newly photographed by Iago Corazza.
Автор: Spawforth, Tony Название: The Complete Greek Temples ISBN: 0500051429 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500051429 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2853 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Presents an illustrated survey of Greek temples. From the debated origins of the temple in the Greek dark ages to its transformation at the end of antiquity, this book summarizes the thinking. It is illustrated with photographs, maps, plans and reconstruction drawings, and is useful for tourists and travellers, also students and scholars.
Название: Temples of Gold ISBN: 0500975965 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500975961 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 4574 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The exuberant wall paintings found in the Buddhist temples of Thailand enchant the eye and spirit with their subtle colour, lyrical line and vivid depiction of mythological and secular scenes inspired by ancient texts. These little-known masterpieces, reproduced here in exquisite detail, speak to us across the centuries with joy, humour and grace. Santi Leksukhum's text traces the complex history of these paintings. It examines the development of their distinctive style, from the arrival of Buddhism, to the overwhelming influence of the royal workshops of Bangkok, to the incorporation of Buddhist techniques as Thailand opened up to the West in the mid-nineteenth century. The rulers, who were believed to have divine power, imposed strict codes on subject matter, imagery and composition. Despite the extreme stylization, we see the hand of the artist in the freshness of the brushstrokes. The murals embrace opposing elements - the sacred and the profane, formality and spontaneity, the real and the imaginary - and combine them in harmonious compositions of startling beauty. The renowned French photographer Gilles Mermet made several expeditions to Thailand to photograph these magnificen
Название: Thailand: temples and traditions ISBN: 8854403539 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788854403536 Издательство: White Star Рейтинг: Цена: 2309 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Takes readers on an insider`s tour of the natural and manmade wonders of Thailand. This title includes more than 500 colour photographs that demonstrate the country. It shows the white beaches, the waters, jungle and mountains. It takes the readers into the city of Bangkok. It covers the gold temples and leads readers into the markets.
Автор: Richie Название: Temples Of Kyoto The ISBN: 0804820325 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780804820325 Издательство: Tuttle Рейтинг: Цена: 2965 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Greek temples captivate anyone with an interest in antiquity, and the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian columnar orders that clad them launched the classical architectural tradition down to modern times. The Origins of Classical Architecture proposes groundbreaking new theories in both areas as it elucidates the nature and function of Greek architecture. While contextualizing past debate and prevailing, frequently evolutionary assumptions, Mark Wilson Jones explains how the orders emerged over a relatively short period in response to cultural developments, human agency, and artistic inspiration. Temples were houses for the gods while also considered as offerings to them, and thus made appropriately from enduring materials and grandly scaled. These structures, furthermore, sheltered votive offerings of great artistic quality, the design of which influenced that of the temples and the creation of the new architectural forms. Temples and their orders thereby symbolized the dedication of effort and artistry to the cause of religious expression and collective identity.
Название: Egypt temples, men and gods ISBN: 888095542X ISBN-13(EAN): 9788880955429 Издательство: White Star Рейтинг: Цена: 3459 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: An intriguing trip along the Nile, interpreted and explored through the eyes of some of the best photographers in the world.
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