The Resource Designing for luxury on the Bay of Naples : villas and landscapes (c. 100 BCE-79 CE), Mantha Zarmakoupi

Designing for luxury on the Bay of Naples : villas and landscapes (c. 100 BCE-79 CE), Mantha Zarmakoupi

Label
Designing for luxury on the Bay of Naples : villas and landscapes (c. 100 BCE-79 CE)
Title
Designing for luxury on the Bay of Naples
Title remainder
villas and landscapes (c. 100 BCE-79 CE)
Statement of responsibility
Mantha Zarmakoupi
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This study explores Roman luxury villa architecture and the Roman luxury villa lifestyle to shed light on the villas' design as a dynamic process related to cultural, social, and environmental factors. Roman villas expressed a novel architectural language which was developed by designers appropriating the existing stylistic and thematic vocabularies of Hellenistic and Roman architecture. Zarmakoupi seeks to describe and explain the ways in which this architecture accommodated the lifestyle of educated leisure and an appreciation of the Roman landscape, and how, in doing so, it became a cultural phenomenon and a crucial element in the construction of Roman cultural identity. In their effort to accommodate the Greek style, Romans created something completely unprecedented in the history of architecture
Member of
Cataloging source
NLE
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1975-
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Zarmakoupi, Mantha
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
NA324
LC item number
.Z37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Oxford studies in ancient culture and representation
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  • Architecture, Roman
  • Architecture, Hellenistic
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Country homes
  • Landscapes
  • Gardens
  • Architecture and Planning
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Architecture, Hellenistic
  • Architecture, Roman
  • Civilization
  • Country homes
  • Gardens
  • Landscapes
  • Architektur
  • Hellenisierung
  • Lebensstil
  • Oberschicht
  • Villa
  • Naples, Bay of (Italy)
  • Rome
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • Rome (Empire)
  • Golf von Neapel
Label
Designing for luxury on the Bay of Naples : villas and landscapes (c. 100 BCE-79 CE), Mantha Zarmakoupi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Oxford, 2007 issued under the title: Villae expolitae : aspects of the architecture and culture of Roman country houses on the Bay of Naples (c. 100 BCE-79 CE)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-301) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • 13
  • 229
  • The connective tissue
  • 235
  • Conclusions
  • 240
  • The architectural language of luxury villas
  • 17
  • 2
  • Case studies
  • 25
  • Villa of the Papyri
  • 28
  • Villa Oplontis A
  • 45
  • 1
  • Villa Arianna A
  • 54
  • Villa Arianna B
  • 66
  • Villa San Marco
  • 68
  • Conclusion
  • 74
  • 3
  • Porticus and cryptoporticus
  • Roman luxury villas: Introduction, historiography, and scope
  • 75
  • Porticus in public architecture
  • 80
  • Terminology
  • 85
  • A daily life of educated leisure
  • 88
  • Practicalities: circulation and access
  • 94
  • Conclusion
  • 1
  • 101
  • 4
  • Porticoed gardens
  • 103
  • Perisrylium-garden: architectural vocabulary
  • 104
  • A new architectural language: peristylium structure + pleasure garden
  • 114
  • A new design language of architecture, art, and landscape
  • 122
  • The cultural phenomenon of luxury villas
  • Table 1
  • 140
  • Table 2
  • 140
  • 5
  • Water features: Euripi, natationes, and nymphaea
  • 141
  • Water supply and water-mania
  • 141
  • Water as luxury
  • 3
  • 146
  • The architectural embodiment of water's mythological and symbolic associations
  • 152
  • The nymphaeum
  • 152
  • Nile and Euripus
  • 157
  • Water as a stage for swimming, bathing, and sunbathing
  • 163
  • Water as a stage for reality: the pools (natationes?)
  • Historiography
  • 165
  • Water as a stage for mythology: decoration of water settings
  • 174
  • Conclusion
  • 177
  • 6
  • Triclinia and dining facilities
  • 179
  • The 'ingredients' of the luxury dinner parties
  • 180
  • 8
  • Transformation of the dining facilities: staging the entertainment
  • 189
  • Dining and bathing
  • 198
  • Staging the landscape
  • 203
  • Conclusion
  • 211
  • 7
  • Designing for luxury
  • Scope and methodology of this study
  • 213
  • Approaches to the architectural design of the roman luxury house
  • 214
  • Analysis of the architectural design of roman villas
  • 220
  • No 'core'
  • 220
  • Perforated architectural body
  • 223
  • Architecture of the senses
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 315 pages
Isbn
9780199678389
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013940855
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Stock number
99962920843
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864384002
  • (OCoLC)ocn864384002
Label
Designing for luxury on the Bay of Naples : villas and landscapes (c. 100 BCE-79 CE), Mantha Zarmakoupi
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Oxford, 2007 issued under the title: Villae expolitae : aspects of the architecture and culture of Roman country houses on the Bay of Naples (c. 100 BCE-79 CE)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-301) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • 13
  • 229
  • The connective tissue
  • 235
  • Conclusions
  • 240
  • The architectural language of luxury villas
  • 17
  • 2
  • Case studies
  • 25
  • Villa of the Papyri
  • 28
  • Villa Oplontis A
  • 45
  • 1
  • Villa Arianna A
  • 54
  • Villa Arianna B
  • 66
  • Villa San Marco
  • 68
  • Conclusion
  • 74
  • 3
  • Porticus and cryptoporticus
  • Roman luxury villas: Introduction, historiography, and scope
  • 75
  • Porticus in public architecture
  • 80
  • Terminology
  • 85
  • A daily life of educated leisure
  • 88
  • Practicalities: circulation and access
  • 94
  • Conclusion
  • 1
  • 101
  • 4
  • Porticoed gardens
  • 103
  • Perisrylium-garden: architectural vocabulary
  • 104
  • A new architectural language: peristylium structure + pleasure garden
  • 114
  • A new design language of architecture, art, and landscape
  • 122
  • The cultural phenomenon of luxury villas
  • Table 1
  • 140
  • Table 2
  • 140
  • 5
  • Water features: Euripi, natationes, and nymphaea
  • 141
  • Water supply and water-mania
  • 141
  • Water as luxury
  • 3
  • 146
  • The architectural embodiment of water's mythological and symbolic associations
  • 152
  • The nymphaeum
  • 152
  • Nile and Euripus
  • 157
  • Water as a stage for swimming, bathing, and sunbathing
  • 163
  • Water as a stage for reality: the pools (natationes?)
  • Historiography
  • 165
  • Water as a stage for mythology: decoration of water settings
  • 174
  • Conclusion
  • 177
  • 6
  • Triclinia and dining facilities
  • 179
  • The 'ingredients' of the luxury dinner parties
  • 180
  • 8
  • Transformation of the dining facilities: staging the entertainment
  • 189
  • Dining and bathing
  • 198
  • Staging the landscape
  • 203
  • Conclusion
  • 211
  • 7
  • Designing for luxury
  • Scope and methodology of this study
  • 213
  • Approaches to the architectural design of the roman luxury house
  • 214
  • Analysis of the architectural design of roman villas
  • 220
  • No 'core'
  • 220
  • Perforated architectural body
  • 223
  • Architecture of the senses
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 315 pages
Isbn
9780199678389
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013940855
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Stock number
99962920843
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864384002
  • (OCoLC)ocn864384002

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