GREEK REVIVAL STYLE


GREEK REVIVAL STYLE

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  • Greek Revival — Greek Revivalism. Greek Revivalist. a style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevalent in the U.S. and in parts of Europe in the first half of the 19th century, characterized by a more or less close imitation of ancient Greek designs… …   Universalium

  • Greek Revival architecture — Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. The Greek Revival was an architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, predominantly in Northern Europe and the United States. A product of Hellenism, it may be looked upon as the last… …   Wikipedia

  • Greek Revival — Le style Greek Revival s est épanoui en Angleterre et aux États Unis aux XVIIIe et XIXe siècles. En opposition au style palladien qui s inspirait du modèle classique italien, il recherche la beauté en s inspirant des formes et des proportions des …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Greek Revival — Greek′ Reviv′al n. archit. a style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevalent in the first half of the 19th century, characterized by imitation of ancient Greek designs and ornamented motifs …   From formal English to slang

  • Greek Revival — noun Date: 1918 1. a style of architecture in the first half of the 19th century marked by the use or imitation of Greek orders 2. a style of decoration (as of furniture) using or imitating the decorative motifs of ancient Greece …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • greek revival — noun Usage: capitalized G & usually capitalized R 1. : a style of architecture in the first half of the 19th century marked by the use or imitation of Greek orders 2. : a style of decoration (as of furniture) using or imitating the decorative… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mission Revival Style architecture — Part of the Spanish missions in California series    Architecture of the California missions  …   Wikipedia

  • Style néoclassique — Architecture néoclassique Pour les articles homonymes, voir Néoclassique. L Architecture néoclassique est une période architecturale procédant du néoclassicisme de la seconde moitié du XVIIIe siècle et du début du XIXe siècle. Succédant …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Greek temple — Greek temples (Ancient Greek: polytonic|ὁ ναός , gr. ho naós dwelling , semantically distinct from Latin la. templum temple ) were structures built to house the cult statues within Greek sanctuaries. The temples themselves did usually not… …   Wikipedia

  • Revival — may refer to:*Revival (theatre) of a former hit play in a new production *Revival (television) of a former television series *Language revival of an extinct language *Revivalism of religious fervor or fervent traditions *Revival meeting, a… …   Wikipedia