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"Architecture" Article - Table of Contents

A. INTRODUCTION
Part 1. Definition of Architecture. Elements of Architectural Perfection.
Part 2. Elements of Architecture: Size; Proportion; Harmony; Symmetry.
Part 3. Elements of Architecture (cont.): Ornament; Colour (Color).
Part 4. Rise and Progress of Architecture.

B. PREHISTORIC STRUCTURES
Part 5. Prehistoric Structures.

C. ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ARCHITECTURE
Part 6. Description of Egypt. Origins of Egyptian Architecture.
Part 7. The Great Pyramid and Other Pyramids
Part 8. Design and Construction of the Pyramids
Part 9. The Great Sphinx. The Serapeum. The Labyrinth.
Part 10. Ancient Egyptian Tombs
Part 11. Ancient Egyptian Temples
Part 12. Temple of Edfu
Part 13. Temple of Karnak
Part 14. Ancient Egyptian Statues
Part 15. Oblelisks
Part 16. Columns; Pilasters; Entablatures.
Part 17. Ancient Egyptian Fortifications; Private Dwellings.
Part 18. Ancient Egyptian Architecture: Résumé


D. JEWISH ARCHITECTURE
Part 19. King Solomon's Temple
Part 20. Temple of Herod
Part 21. House of the Forest of Lebanon
Part 22. Tombs of the Kings of Judah

E. INDIAN ARCHITECTURE
Part 23: Indian Architecture: (a) Introduction. (b) Buddhist Architecture - Topes.
Part 24: Indian Architecture: (b) Buddhist (cont'd): Rock-cut Temples. Ellora Caves. Kylas.
Part 25: Indian Architecture: (c) Jain
Part 26: Indian Architecture: (d) Hindu Architecture of South India and North India

F. ASSYRIAN ARCHITECTURE
Part 27: Assyrian Architecture: Palace-Temples of Khorsabad, Nimroud and Kouyunjik

Part 28: Assyrian Architecture: Sculptures, Bas-Reliefs
Part 29: Design of Assyrian Buildings, Fortifications, Temples
Part 30: Assyrian Architecture: Ornamental Pavements. Sculptured Slabs. Sculptures. Enameled Bricks, Glazed Tiles.

G. PERSIAN ARCHITECTURE
Part 31:
Persia's Greatness. Its Early History. Tomb of Cyrus. Remains of Ecbatana.
Part 32:
Buildings at Persepolis
Part 33:
Remains at Susa
Part 34:
Achievements of Ancient Persian Architecture. Later Periods.

H. ARCHITECTURE OF ASIA MINOR
Part 35: Architecture of Ancient Asia Minor (eg Lycia)

I. GREEK ARCHITECTURE
Earliest Types
Part 36. Cyclopean Architecture
Part 37. Mycenae Architecture
The Three Orders
Part 38. The Three Orders of Greek Architecture: Doric, Ionic, Corinthian
Doric Order
Part 39. Greek Doric Order of Architecture: Origins. Three Parts: (a) Stylobate; (b) Column
Part 40. Doric Order (cont.): Three Parts (cont.): (c) Entablature
Part 41. Other Parts of the Doric Order: Pediment, etc.
Part 42. Doric Order: Propriety in Composition and Arrangement
Part 43. Doric Order: Early vs Late Style
Part 44. Doric Order: Simplicity, Harmony, Grace, Elegance, Light and Shade.
Ionic Order
Part 45. Greek Ionic Order of Architecture: Origin
Part 46. Ionic Order - Its Three Parts: (a) Stylobate; (b) Column
Part 47. Ionic Order - Its Three Parts (cont.) (c) Entablature. Other Parts: Pediments.
Part 48. Ionic Order: Wide Variety of Composition
Corinthian Order
Part 49. Greek Corinthian Order of Architechture: Origin
Part 50. Corinthian Order - Its Three Parts: (a) Stylobate; (b) Column; (c) Entablature
Caryatides
Part 51. The Caryatides, or Caryatic Order of Greek Architecture
Specific Features
Part 52. Mouldings in Greek Architecture
Part 53. Sculptured Ornaments in Greek Architecture
Greek Architecture by Building Types
Part 54. Greek Temples: Doric Style. Regularity of the Doric Style.
Part 55. Greek Temples (cont.): Columnar Arrangement
Part 56. Greek Temples (cont.): Other Features
Part 57. Propylea
Part 58. Choragic Monuments
Part 59. The Erectheum
Part 60. Greek Tombs
Part 61. Greek Theatres. Private Houses. Fortifications. Building Materials.
Summary
Part 62. Greek Architecture: Résumé

J. ETRUSCAN ARCHITECTURE
Part 63. Etruscan Architecture

K. ROMAN ARCHITECTURE
Part 64. Roman Architecture: Use of the Arch
Part 65. Comparison of Greek and Roman Architecture
Part 66. Building Materials Used in Roman Architectural Works
Part 67. The Roman Corinthian Order - Three Parts: (a) Stylobate; (b) Column
Part 68. Roman Corinthian Order (cont.) - Three Parts (cont.): (c) Entablature
Part 69. Roman Corinthian Order (cont.): Pediments, Antae, Pilasters, Ceilings
Part 70. The Roman Composite Order
Part 71. The Roman Ionic Order
Part 72. The Roman Doric Order
Part 73. Roman Architecture: Mouldings and Ornament
Part 74. Roman Temples, Theatres, Amphitheatres
Part 75. Roman Tombs, Forums, Aqueducts, Triumphal Arches
Part 76. Roman Dwellings
Part 77. Pompei Architecture: Introduction; Streets; Shops.
Part 78. Pompei Architecture: Private Houses and Mansions - Layouts, Designs, Materials
Part 79. Roman Houses in Other Places (eg in the Houran, Syria)
Part 80. Roman Basilicas
Part 81. Roman Architecture: Résumé

L. POINTED ARCHITECTURE (also known as GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE)
Part 82. Transitional Styles: Romanesque; Byzantine
Part 83. Origins of the Pointed Arch
Part 84. Nomenclature: "Pointed Architecture" vs "Gothic", "Christian", etc. Origins of the Pointed Arch (cont'd.).
Part 85. Ecclesiastical and Civil Buildings in Pointed Architecture
Part 86. Multi-Story Buildings in Pointed Architecture
Part 87. Varied Development of Pointed Architecture in Different European Nations
Part 88. Pointed Architecture in Europe Generally
Part 89. English Gothic Architecture
Part 90. Norman Style in English Pointed Architecture
Part 91. Transition to Pointed Architecture in England
Part 92. First Pointed Style in the Pointed Architecture of England
Part 93. Later Styles in Pointed Architecture in England
Part 94. Pointed/Gothic Architecture in Scotland
Part 95. Pointed/Gothic Architecture in Ireland
Part 96. Gothic Architecture in France
Part 97. Gothic Architecture in Germany
Part 98. Gothic Architecture in Spain
Part 99. Gothic Architecture in Italy

M. MODERN ITALIAN SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
Part 100. Modern Italian School of Architecture (Cinquecento): Introduction
Part 101. Modern Italian School of Architecture (Cinquecento): The Five Orders
Part 102. St. Peter's, Rome
Part 103. The Cinquecento Architects
Part 104. Features of Modern Italian School of Architecture (Cinquecento) following Palladio's Designs
Part 105. Influence of Cinquecento on Other European Countries: France
Part 106. Influence of Cinquecento (cont'd.): Spain; Germany; Northern Europe

N. MODERN ENGLISH ARCHITECTURE
Part 107. Modern English Architecture: Influence of Cinquecento; Elizabethan Style
Part 108. Inigo Jones
Part 109. Sir Christopher Wren
Part 110. 18th C. English Architecture: Vanbrugh; Hawksmoor; Burlington; Gibbs; Chambers; Taylor.
Part 111. Greek Architecture Finally Studied, Appreciated (Stuart and Revett; LeRoy). Roman Architecture Better Understood.
Part 112. Gothic Architecture "Rediscovered". John Carter. Pugin. Rickman.

O. SARACENIC (ARABIAN) ARCHITECTURE
Part 113. Saracenic (Arabian) Architecture

P. CHINESE ARCHITECTURE
Part 114. Chinese Architecture

Q. ANCIENT AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE
Part 115. Ancient American Architecture

R. PRESENT POSITION OF ARCHITECTURE
Part 116. Present Position of Architecture (1875)

S. ON THE APPLICATION OF COLOUR TO ARCHITECTURE
Part 117. On the Application of Colour to Architecture

T. BIBLIOGRAPHY
Part 118. Architecture - Bibliography

U. GLOSSARY OF ARCHITECTURAL TERMS (ESPECIALLY CLASSICAL AND MEDIAEVAL)
Part 119. Glossary of Architectural Terms (Esp. Classical and Mediaeval). A - G.
Part 120. Glossary of Architectural Terms (Esp. Classical and Mediaeval). H - P.
Part 121. Glossary of Architectural Terms (Esp. Classical and Mediaeval). Q - Z.



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