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Art, Architecture, and Archaeology

Lee I. Levine.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies

December 2004; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Subjects in Art; Religious Buildings; Sociology of Religion. 12034 words.

This article addresses three related, though not identical, academic fields of study that crystallized only in the twentieth century. Beforehand, it had generally been assumed, whether for...

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Geddes, Sir Patrick (1854–1932), social evolutionist and city planner

Helen Meller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Evolutionary Biology; Sociology; Education. 5029 words.

Geddes, Sir Patrick (1854–1932), social evolutionist and city planner, was born at Ballater, west Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 2 October 1854, the youngest son of Alexander Geddes...

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Penty, Arthur Joseph (1875–1937), architect and social thinker

Peter C. Grosvenor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Architecture. 1285 words.

Penty, Arthur Joseph (1875–1937), architect and social thinker, was born at 16 Elmwood Street, St Laurence, York, on 17 March 1875, the second son of Walter Green Penty (1852–1902),...

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zone of transition

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Sociology.

That part of the interior surface of an Islamic building lying between the vertical walls of a square or polygonal room and the dome over: it may be covered with muqarnas.

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