SUMERIAN ARCHITECTURE


SUMERIAN ARCHITECTURE

Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts. . 2008.

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  • Sumerian architecture — The Sumerians were a people who lived in Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq) from the 4th millennium BC to the 3rd millennium BC. Their accomplishments include, the invention of urban planning, the courtyard house, and the Ziggurats (high adobe brick… …   Wikipedia

  • Sumerian — may refer to: *Sumerian people *Sumerian language *Sumerian script *Sumerian civilization, including **Sumerian history **Sumerian architecture **Sumerian mythology …   Wikipedia

  • Architecture sumérienne — La grande ziggourat d Ur située au sud de l Irak actuel Les sumériens furent un peuple vivant en Mésopotamie (dans la région de l actuel Irak) entre le IVe et le IIIe millénaire avant J. C.. Parmi leur réalisations architecturales, on trouve… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Architecture of Mesopotamia — A ziggurat in Iraq The architecture of Mesopotamia is the ancient architecture of the region of the Tigris–Euphrates river system (also known as Mesopotamia), encompassing several distinct cultures and spanning a period from the 10th millennium… …   Wikipedia

  • art and architecture, Mesopotamian — Introduction       the art and architecture of the ancient Mesopotamian civilizations.       The name Mesopotamia has been used with varying connotations by ancient writers. If, for convenience, it is to be considered synonymous with the modern… …   Universalium

  • Mesopotamian art and architecture — encompasses all of the following:* Sumerian art Sumerian architecture [http://www.bartleby.com/65/su/Sumerian.html] * Babylonian art Babylonian architecture [http://www.bartleby.com/65/su/Sumerian.html] * Assyrian art Assyrian architecture… …   Wikipedia

  • History of architecture — The History of architecture traces the changes in the history of architecture through various countries and dates.Prehistoric architectureNeolithic architecture is the architecture of the Neolithic period. In Southwest Asia, Neolithic cultures… …   Wikipedia

  • Topic outline of architecture — For a more comprehensive list, see the List of architecture topics. Architecture is the art and science of designing buildings. Architectural design usually must address both feasibility and cost for the builder, as well as function and… …   Wikipedia

  • Outline of architecture — See also: Index of architecture articles Steven Holl s design for Simmons Hall of MIT won the Harleston Parker Medal in 2004 …   Wikipedia

  • Sacred architecture — (also known as religious architecture) is concerned with the design and construction of places of worship and/or sacred or intentional space, such as churches, mosques, stupas, synagogues, and temples. Many cultures devoted considerable resources …   Wikipedia