ancient architecture

古代建筑

English-Chinese construction dictionary (英汉建筑大词典). 2013.

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  • ANCIENT AEGEAN ARCHITECTURE —    Before the dawn of Ancient Greece, a vibrant Neolithic and then Bronze Age society thrived in several different cultures found along the Aegean Sea. The Aegean is home to many clusters of islands, and the earliest known Aegean culture,… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ARCHITECTURE —    The architecture of the Ancient Egyptians is traditionally considered only in relation to their elaborate burial rituals and what is called the cult of the dead. This somewhat narrow understanding of Egyptian culture is largely the result of… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

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