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The Exercise of Power: The Caryatids of the Town Hall’s Tribunal

The Amsterdam Town Hall in Words and Images : Constructing Wonders

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...No other space in the Amsterdam Town Hall exhibited a closer relationship between the sculpted decoration and function of a room than the Tribunal. Its sculptural programme, directed by Artus Quellinus (1609–68), emphatically manifests...

Ancient State of Baalbek

Robert Wood

Robert Wood (1717-71) was classical scholar, antiquarian and politician. He travelled to the Levant in 1749-51 with James Dawkins, John Bouverie, to explore the Troad and locate the key sites mentioned by Homer. He was appointed Under Secretary to the Pitt the Elder, was later elected a Member of Parliament. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Ruins of Baalbek Volume II : (Otherwise Heliopolis, in Coele-Syria)

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

... ANCIENT STATE OF BAALBEK When we compare the ruins of Baalbek with those of many ancient cities which we visited in Italy, Greece, Egypt, and in other parts of Asia, we cannot help thinking them the remains of the boldest plan we ever saw...

Journey from Palmyra to Baalbek

Robert Wood

Robert Wood (1717-71) was classical scholar, antiquarian and politician. He travelled to the Levant in 1749-51 with James Dawkins, John Bouverie, to explore the Troad and locate the key sites mentioned by Homer. He was appointed Under Secretary to the Pitt the Elder, was later elected a Member of Parliament. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Ruins of Baalbek Volume II : (Otherwise Heliopolis, in Coele-Syria)

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

... JOURNEY FROM PALMYRA TO BAALBEK The specimen of our Eastern travels, which we have already given the public in the Ruins of Palmyra, has met with such a favourable reception as seems to call for the sequel. We gratefully accept...