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Hittite Empire (Turkey), c. 1650–1180 BCE

Dirk Paul Mielke

Dirk Paul Mielke is a pre- and proto-historian and Ancient Near Eastern archaeologist researching and teaching at the Freie Universität Berlin and at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Starting out from their homeland in Anatolia, the Hittites established not only an important Ancient Near Eastern empire in the second millennium BCE but also created an idiosyncratic culture. The homeland of the Hittites, the ‘Land...

Archaic Greece, c. 750–500 BCE

Margaret M. Miles

Margaret M. Miles is Professor of Art History and Classics in the School of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine, USA.. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Contrary to the modern sense of the word, the Archaic Period in Greece was not old-fashioned, stodgy or rigid. Rather, this period is notable for extraordinary innovation, expansion, exploration and artistic exuberance. New Greek...

Festivals of Circulation: Neoliberal Architectures of Culture, Commerce and Education

Douglas Spencer

Douglas Spencer lectures in architecture, urbanism and landscape at the Architectural Association, London, UK. He is a PhD supervisor at the Royal College of Art, and also teaches at the University of East London. Spencer is co-editor of Critical Territories (2014) and of Urban Prototypes: Mentalities and Perspectives (2014). He is also a published essayist (The Journal of Architecture, AA Files, Domus, Topos, Radical Philosophy and Harvard GSD's New Geographies) and has contributed articles to many edited collections. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Architecture of Neoliberalism : How Contemporary Architecture Became an Instrument of Control and Compliance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Centre Beaubourg was conceived from within the cultural establishment of France and authorized, in 1969, by its President, Georges Pompidou (after whose death in 1974 it was subsequently renamed). Proposed as a ‘multidisciplinary...

The Holy Land (Israel/Palestine/Lebanon/Jordan) and Crusader States, 1095–1489

Denys Pringle

Denys Pringle is Emeritus Professor in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion at Cardiff University, Wales, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...After the fall of Jerusalem to the First Crusade (1095–99) – which was launched by Pope Urban II to protect the Christians of the eastern Mediterranean from the Seljuq Turks – a Kingdom of Jerusalem and other dependent western Christian...

The Byzantine Empire (Turkey/Mediterranean Rim), 324–1453

Lyn Rodley

Lyn Rodley is an associate lecturer with the Open University and teaches Byzantine art and architecture at Morley College in London. She was previously Helen Waddell Visiting Professor at Queen’s University, Belfast, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The Byzantine Empire was the continuation of the Roman Empire with Constantinople (Byzantium) as its capital from 324 CE and the imperial sanction of Christianity. The vast territorial extent of the originally Byzantine Empire, based...

Ottoman Empire, 1402–1839

Nina Ergin

Nina Ergin is Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Archaeology and History of Art at Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The Ottomans emerged in northwest Anatolia in the late thirteenth century, then divided among several Turkish-Islamic principalities and the Byzantine Empire. Ottomans are first documented in the written record in 1301, when a chronicler...

Classical Greece, c. 500–400 BCE

Margaret M. Miles

Margaret M. Miles is Professor of Art History and Classics in the School of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine, USA.. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...A series of wars with dangerous neighbours opened the Classical age of Greece around 500 BCE. Greek victories over the Persians and Carthaginians yielded vast booty – some of which was used for temples and dedications in sanctuaries...

Greater Syria and Iraq (Umayyad and Abbasid Caliphates), 661–1258

Marcus Milwright

Marcus Milwright is Professor of Islamic Art and Archaeology in the Department of Art History and Visual Studies, University of Victoria, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Greater Syria and Iraq were among the regions conquered by the Arab armies during the seventh century. The former was under the control of the Byzantine Empire and the latter under the rule of the Sasanid shahs. The new monotheistic faith...

Imperial Rome and the Roman Empire, 31 BCE–c. 284 CE

Janet DeLaine

Janet DeLaine is Associate Professor in Roman Archaeology, University of Oxford, UK, and has published widely on ancient Roman architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...For roughly 300 years, from the defeat of Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BCE by Octavian – later given the title of Augustus – the Roman Empire was continuously under the autocratic rule of the emperor despite often-dramatic regime change which...

Christian Roman Empire, c. 285–480 CE

Thomas N. Howe

Thomas Noble Howe is Professor of Art and Art History and Chair of Art History at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, USA, and also Coordinatore Generale (scientific director for archaeology and masterplanning) for the Fondazione Restoring Ancient Stabiae in Castellammare di Stabia, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Historically the period of the Late Roman Empire was characterized by the re-establishment of stability after the chaos of 235–285 (the so-called ‘third-century crisis’), although on a more rigid social and economic basis and with a great...