Item ABC/107 - L’Art de batir chez les Byzantins [The Roman Art of Building]

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ABC/107

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L’Art de batir chez les Byzantins [The Roman Art of Building]

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  • 1883 (Creation)

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1 volume

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(7 Feb 1841–18 Sep 1909)

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French architectural historian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auguste_Choisy

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A volume that concentrates on the study of the arched architectural practices (walls, vaults, cupolas, niches, chaining of structures) in the Byzantium. The text is accompanied by numerous illustrations, plans, elevations, and sections, some at scale. Buildings included are: Thermal baths of Hierapolis; Foothills of Saint Sophia, Constantinople; Baths at Nicomedie; Collaterals of St. Sophia, Salonika; Arch of Constantine, Salonika; Basilica of the Trinite, Ephesus; Fortifications of Nicea; Basilica of Saint Dimitri, Salonika; Chapel annexed to the Saint Pantelemon Church, Salonika; Monastery of the Holy Apostles, Salonika; Store in Zograf, Athos; Fireplace at Xenophontos, Athos; Monastery of St. Paul, Athos; Theater of Djerach; Acropolis of Pergamum; Sangarius Bridge; Store at Vatopedi Monastery, Athos; Fireplace at the Monastery of Iviron, Athos; Shelter of a well at the Monastery of Chilandari, Athos; Tombeaud of Saint Dimitri, Salonika; Door under the platform Haram ech Cherif, Jerusalem; Philadelphia Basilica; Baslica Saint George in Sardis; Vestibule of a civil building, Sardis; Tomb of Placidia, Ravenna; Tanks at Nicomedie and Constantinople; Cupolas at Ravenna, Constantinople, Nicea and Damascus; Saint Serge of Constantinople; Rotunda of Minerva Medica, Rome; St. George, Salonika.

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  • French

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Good overall condition

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