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The English architect and archaeologist Edward Falkener (1814–96) spent a fortnight sketching the ancient ruins of Ephesus during his trip through Anatolia in the 1840s. In Part I of this 1862 publication, he tries to reconstruct the architectural features of Ephesian buildings, tracing the history of the city. Falkener's accomplished sketches and layouts display his artistic talent, which won him the grand medal of honour at the Paris Universal Exhibition in 1855. Part II focuses on the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Falkener surveys ancient writings relating to the Greek temple, which still awaited rediscovery at that time. Although his speculations about the location of the temple were later proven wrong by John Turtle Wood, who correctly identified the site in 1869 (his 1877 account is also reissued in this series), Falkener's work added to the Victorian interest in ancient architecture.
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- Date Published: March 2015
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781108080712
- length: 410 pages
- dimensions: 243 x 170 x 22 mm
- weight: 1kg
- contains: 20 b/w illus.
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
Part I. The City of Ephesus: Introduction
1. Inaccuracy of our present information
2. Origins of Ephesus
3. Foundations of Ephesus, and early history
4. Different buildings of the city
5. Prosperity and affluence of the city
6. Character of the Ephesians
7. Christian traditions and modern history
Part II. The Temple of Diana:
1. Notice of the works of ancient writers
2. Situation of the temple
3. The seven earlier temples, and their conflagration
4. The celebrated temple
5. The contents of the temple
6. The accessories and appendages of the temples
7. The asylum of the temples
8. Final destruction, and conclusion.
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