The Buddhist Architecture of Gandhāra

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BRILL, 1 nov. 2003 - 464 pages
Kurt Behrendt in this book for the first time and convincingly offers a description of the development of 2nd century B.C.E. to 8th century C.E. Buddhist sacred centers in ancient Gandhara, today northwest Pakistan.
 

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Table des matières

Introduction
1
Overview of Greater Gandhāra
12
Architecture and Sculpture from Phase I
39
The Development of Relic Shrines Phases I and II
61
The Phase II Sacred Area
77
The Phase II Distribution and Function of Sculpture
109
Phase III Architecture and Sculpture from Taxila
135
Phase III and IV Architecture in the Peshawar Basin
175
The FourPhase Chronological System
255
Dating Gandhāran Sculpture
268
Reuse of Images and Its Bearing on the Dating of Gandhāran Sculpture
288
Numeric Count of Sculpture Types from Some Peshawar Basin Sites
296
Glossary
305
Bibliography
311
Index
323
HANDBBOOK OF ORIENTAL STUDIES
337

Phase III Sculpture in the Peshawar Basin
211
Buddhist Architecture and Sculpture of Gandhāra Conclusions
234
Figures
339
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