The Art and Architecture of the Ancient Orient

The Art and Architecture of the Ancient Orient Henri Frankfort
  • Title: The Art and Architecture of the Ancient Orient
  • Author: Henri Frankfort
  • ISBN: 9780300064704
  • Page: 247
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Art and Architecture of the Ancient Orient Henri Frankfort The Art and Architecture of the Ancient Orient Traces the development of Mesopotamian art from Sumerian times to the late Assyrian and Neo Babylonian periods This text also covers the art and architecture of Asia Minor and the Hittites of the Lev
    Traces the development of Mesopotamian art from Sumerian times to the late Assyrian and Neo Babylonian periods This text also covers the art and architecture of Asia Minor and the Hittites, of the Levant in the second millennium BC, of the Aramaeans and Phoenicians in Syria, and of Ancient Persia.
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    1. This is an old book, which you can tell The content, the presentation of important art and architecture from all over the Near East is quite good and for that this is a very useful reference book What makes it dated is a that important discoveries about these civilizations have been made after the writing of this book, and b that it is somewhat old fashioned to pass sentence on the taste and knowledge of people who lived so long ago actually it would be bad taste on recent subjects too.

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    2. Excellent resource on the art and architecture of the Near East It is a product of its time 1950 s in a few ways First, archaeology has moved on and there are things known now that weren t known at the time of this book and sometimes contradict what it s in the book Second, the pictures are unfortunately all black and white Third, there are some value judgements opinions expressed that may bruise the delicate sensibility of modern coddled readers I prefer books where authors actually express som [...]

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