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Author Gillmann, Nicolas, author.

Title Les répresentations architecturales dans l'iconographie néo-assyrienne / par Nicolas Gillmann.

Published Leiden Boston Brill, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  709.35 GILL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 473 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; volume 83.
Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; volume 83.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 452-470) and index.
Summary In this book Nicolas Gillmann provides scholars as well as non-specialists with a comprehensive study of architectural representations in Neo Assyrian iconography. The author answers three important questions: How are Mesopotamian images conceived? What rules are presiding over them and how are they to be interpreted by modern viewers? Can the architectural representations be of some use to archaeologists or are they merely schematic depictions of given building types? Nicolas Gillmann shows that new conclusions can be reached once the reader is given the right reading keys and interpretation framework.
Subject Art, Ancient -- Iraq.
Art, Assyro-Babylonian -- Iraq.
Architecture in art.
Civilization, Assyro-Babylonian.
Art, Ancient -- History -- Iraq.
Art, Assyro-Babylonian -- Iraq -- History.
Iraq -- History -- To 634.
ISBN 9789004324008 (hardback : alk. paper)