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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

[Ge]

Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Manila

R. Javellana.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art. 1090 words.

Capital of the Philippines, on the shores of Manila Bay, west central Luzon, at the mouth of the Pasig River. The city of Manila (population 1.6 million) is the centre of Metro Manila...

Philippines, Republic of the

Philip Stott, Ian Brown, Augusto F. Villalon, Patricia Justiniani McReynolds, R. Javellana, Victor T. King, Alice G. Guillermo, Santiago A. Pilar, Christiane Kron-Steinhardt, Lewis G. Hill, Sian E. Jay, Dawn F. Rooney and Robert S. Wicks.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art. 21299 words.

[Republika ng Pilipinas]

Republic in South-east Asia comprising a complex archipelago on the western rim of the Pacific Ocean to the north-east of Indonesia (see fig.).

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Calcutta

Philip Davies and Tapati Guha-Thakurta.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art. 4220 words.

Indian port city, capital of the state of West Bengal, sited on the Hooghly River, 128 km north of the Bay of Bengal.

Calcutta was founded in 1690 by Job Charnock, an...

Indian subcontinent

J. P. Losty, Harold Coward, Richard Salomon, Arvind Sharma, Bruno Dagens, Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty, Dipak Chandra Bhattacharyya, U. P. Shah, Vishakha N. Desai, Padma Kaimal, Michael W. Meister, Michael D. Willis, Gregory L. Possehl, Krishna Deva, Adam Hardy, Darielle Mason, Michael D. Rabe, M. E. Heston, Natalie H. Shokoohy, Mehrdad Shokoohy, Kirit Mankodi, Walter Smith, George Michell, Catherine B. Asher, Subhash Parihar, Rosie Llewellyn-Jones, G. H. R. Tillotson, Miki Desai, Thomas R. Metcalf, Gary Michael Tartakov, Raymond Head, Jon Lang, Donald M. Stadtner, Stella Kramrisch, Frederick M. Asher, O. M. Starza-Majewski, E. Errington, Cynthia Packert Atherton, Geri H. Malandra, Martha L. Carter, Vishwa Chander Ohri, Susan L. Huntington, Andrew L. Cohen, R. N. Misra, Geraldine Smith-Parr, Daniel J. Ehnbom, Vishnu Shridhar Wakankar, Walter Spink, A. L. Dallapiccola, John Siudmak, Saryu V. Doshi, Robert Skelton, Milo Cleveland Beach, Asok Kumar Das, John Seyller, Andrew Topsfield, Anand Krishna, Joachim Bautze, Naval Krishna, Marsha Tajima, Rosemary Crill, Jutta Jain-Neubauer, B. N. Goswamy, Catherine Glynn, David Jones, Mark Zebrowski, Karuna Goswamy, Mildred Archer, K. G. Subramanyan, D. A. Swallow, Margaret Hall, Robert Elgood, Woodman Taylor, Ziyaud-Din Desai, Steven Cohen, Sheila S. Blair, Jonathan M. Bloom, Stephen P. Huyler, Julia Gonnella, Joe Cribb, Kalyan Krishna, Ṛta Kapur Chishti, Susan Stronge, Brendan Lynch, Susan Gole, Hana Knížková, Henryk Jurkowski, P. A. Andrews, Amy G. Poster, Jyotindra Jain, Ann Wood Norton, Brian Durrans and S. J. Vernoit.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art. 470553 words.

Asian region comprising the vast peninsula bounded on the north by the Himalayan range and on the west, south and east by the Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal. This article...

Dholka

Walter Smith.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art. 554 words.

[anc. Dhavalakkaka.]

Town about 30 km south-west of Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India. Its earliest known monument is an artificial lake built by Queen Mainaladevi in the late 11th...

Jakarta

John Villiers.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art. 1319 words.

[formerly Batavia; Djakarta; Jayakarta; Sunda Kelapa]

Port city on the north coast of West Java at the estuary of the Cwilung River, capital of the Republic of Indonesia. The...

Arakan

Pamela Gutman and Pierre Pichard.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; South and Southeast Asian Art. 1797 words.

Kingdom on the east coast of the Bay of Bengal existent from at least the mid-4th century ad. It was independent until 1784 when it was conquered by the Burmese: in 1826 it was annexed...

Jaunpur

Natalie H. Shokoohy.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art; Islamic Art. 716 words.

Town c. 58 km north-west of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, India. Founded by Firuz Shah Tughluq (reg ad 1351–88) in 1359 and completed by his half-brother Malik Ibrahim, it was...

Palampet

Gary Michael Tartakov.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art. 499 words.

[Pālampet]

Temple site in Warangal District, Andhra Pradesh, India, that flourished c. 1200–1325. The main structures at the site are the Ramappa temple and nearby irrigation...

Hanamkonda and Warangal

Gary Michael Tartakov.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art. 650 words.

[Hanamkoṇḍa; Anmakoṇḍa and Warangal; Orguṅgallu; anc. Ānumakoṇḍa and Orukallu]

Cities, some 6 km apart, in Warangal District, Andhra Pradesh, India, that flourished c.null...

Cartagena

Fernando Carrasco Zaldúa.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 739 words.

(de Indias)

City in northern Colombia. It is located on the Caribbean coast in northern Colombia, in the department of Bolívar, with a population in the late 20th century of cnull...

Myanmar

Philip Stott, R. H. Taylor, Noel F. Singer, Pierre Pichard, Virginia Di Crocco, Marie Gatellier, Rudolpho Lujan, Patricia M. Herbert, D. A. Swallow, Michael Hitchcock, Ward Keeler, Richard M. Cooler, Dawn F. Rooney, Sian E. Jay, Robert S. Wicks, Sylvia Fraser-Lu and Ruth Barnes.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art; East Asian Art. 37539 words.

[Burma]

Country in South-east Asia occupying the westernmost part of the Indo-Chinese Peninsula, with a seacoast on the Bay of Bengal. (For the regional context of Burmese art...

Bangladesh, People’s Republic of

Perween Hasan and Hameeda Hossain.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art; Islamic Art. 3501 words.

Country in the north-east of the Indian subcontinent, bounded in the south by the Bay of Bengal, on the south-east by Burma (Myanmar) and on all other sides by India. Although a small...

Lepakshi

George Michell.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art. 424 words.

[Lepākshi]

Town and temple site in Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, India. The Virabhadra temple at Lepakshi was constructed by two brothers who served as governors under...

Kanyakumari

J. Marr.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art; Hindu Art. 167 words.

[Kanniyakumari; Cape Cormorin]

Southernmost tip of the Indian subcontinent. Venerated as a Hindu holy place, the rocky promontory is associated with the cult of Parvati, who...

Lamanai

H. Stanley Loten.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 715 words.

[Indian Church]

Site of extensive Pre-Columbian Maya settlement in northern Belize, on a low ridge on the west shore of the New River Lagoon at its northern end, where the...

Khambhat

R. N. Mehta.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: African Art (Sub-Saharan); South and Southeast Asian Art; Islamic Art; Hindu Art. 404 words.

[Cambay; Khambhayat]

City at the mouth of the Mali River, c. 84 km south of Ahmadabad in Gujarat, India. Although it was a flourishing commercial centre from the 8th to the...