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Zdravko Dimitrov. Architectural decoration in province Lower Moesia (I-III c. AD). (Dissertations, volume 2), Sofia: NIAM-BAS, 2007. ISBN 978-954-91587-9-3, 707 pp., 684 figs.
INTRODUCTION
13
History of the studies and publications over the theme
15
Chapter I. BASES AND PEDESTALS
Composed elements of the bases. Studies over their origin and development
21
Basic details and pedestals from Lower Moesia
25
Bases
25
Ionic bases from so called "Attic type"
25
Simplified bases
38
Tuscan bases
40
Pedestals from Lower Moesia
42
Undecorated pedestals, made with ionic bases above
42
Decorated pedestals, without bases above
44
Analogies of the bases and pedestals from province Lower Moesia
46
Chapter 2. VERTICAL SUPPORTS IN ORDERS. COLUMNS, PILLARS, PILASTERS, ANTA CONSTRUCTIONS
Composed part of the vertical supports. Studies over their origin and development
53
Vertical supports from Lower Moesia
54
Supports with smooth undecorated surface
55
Supports with smooth surface and relief representations
63
Supports with flutings
64
Supports with very rich floral ornamentation, placed in rectangular fields
69
Supports, formed like sculpture figures — so called "pillars-caryatids"
75
Analogies of the vertical supports from Lower Moesia
77
Chapter 3. CAPITALS
Doric capitals
90
Origin and development of the Doric capitals. Typology. Main elements. Principles of work with details
90
Studies over the Doric capitals in Bulgaria
93
Doric capitals from Lower Moesia (I – III AD)
94
Roman-doric capitals from type I – so called "classical Doric capitals"
94
Roman-doric capitals from type II – so called "palm capitals"
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Roman-doric capitals from type III – so called "composed capitals"
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Ionic capitals
107
Ionic capitals from Lower Moesia (I – III AD)
111
Ionic capitals according to decoration of the façade
111
Ionic capitals according to decoration of the façade
111
Ionic capitals with upright canalis
111
Ionic capitals according to decoration of the pillow
113
Ionic capitals, decorated with smooth leaves
113
Ionic capitals, decorated with acanthus leaves
122
Ionic capitals, decorated with oak leaves
126
Ionic capitals, decorated with palmetto leaves
126
Ionic capitals, decorated with grape motives
127
Ionic capitals, decorated with lotus flowers
127
Ionic capitals, decorated with mixed floral decoration
129
Analogies of the floral motives of decoration above ionic capitals from Lower Moesia
133
Corinthian capitals
140
Descent and development of the Corinthian capitals. Studies. Main elements. Typologies. Principles of work with details
140
Corinthian capitals from Lower Moesia (I – III AD)
145
Corinthian capitals with full apparatus
145
Corinthian capitals with not absolutely full apparatus
154
Corinthian capitals with not absolutely full apparatus, but with two rows of acanthus leaves
154
Corinthian capitals with so called "fourleaved decoration"
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Corinthian pilaster capitals
163
Standard pilaster capitals
163
Wall facing pilaster capitals
164
Corinthian anta capitals
166
Corinthian pillar capitals
167
Acanthus-and-flutings capitals
167
Capitals with smooth leaves (so called "Acanthus-and-lotus capitals")
170
Analogies of the Corinthian capitals from Lower Moesia
171
Composite capitals
180
Tuscan capitals
181
Chapter 4. FRIEZE, ARCHITRAVE AND FRIEZE-ARCHITRAVE
Frieze-Architrave according to decoration of the frieze field
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Frieze field with garland decoration
184
Frieze field with garlands and bull's heads
184
Frieze field with garlands and Eros figures
214
Frieze field with floral decoration
219
Frieze field without decoration
230
Frieze-Architrave according to secondary elements, which divided facades (cymas, bead-and-reel, smooth lines (so called regulas)
233
Frieze-Architrave according to decoration soffit field
236
Chapter 5. ROOF ELEMENTS. CORNICES, TYMPANUMS, FRONTON DETAILS, CASSETTE ROOF SLABS AND ARCOTERIUMS
Origin and development of the details from the roof constructions in antic buildings
240
Origin and development of the cornices. Typology
240
Architectural monuments from the roof constructions from Lower Moesia
244
Cornice blocks
244
Ionic cornices
244
Corinthian cornices
252
Tympanums
255
Fronton details (mixed details)
257
Roof slabs
260
Acroteriums
263
Chapter 6. ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS WITH SPECIFIED FUNCTIONS. PARAPETS. SEATS IN THEATERS AND AMPHITHEATERS. SIDE PARTS OF THE DOOR ENTRANCES
Parapet slabs
269
Parapet slabs according to their frames
269
Parapet slabs according to their representations in medallion in the centre
270
Seats in the building with spectacular functions
272
Sides of the door entrances
273
The main characteristics of the details with specified functions
274
Chapter 7 CHRONOLOGY OF THE ARCHITECTURAL DECORATION IN LOWER MOESIA. THE CONTACTS WITH ANOTHER PROVINCES, INFLUENCES AND STONE WORKSHOPS AND SCHOOLS
Chronological marks in architecture of Lower Moesia
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Ionic cyma
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Lesbian cyma
281
Beat-and-reel ornament (astragal)
282
Changing of bead-and-reel ornament with "cord ornament" (so called cordon)
282
Smooth lines (so called regula)
282
Mutual influences and contacts with another provinces in Roman Empire
283
The activity of so called "Stonework school from Asia Minor" in Lower Moesia
292
Architectural decoration above details from public and private building an attempt to divided them
295
CONCLUSION
298
ARCHITECTURAL DECORATION IN PROVINCE LOWER MOESIA (I—III CENTURY) (Summary)
306
BIBLIOGRAPHY
329
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