ISBN 9788121510707,Calukya Architecture: Medieval Temples Of Northern Karnataka Built During The Rule Of The Calukya Of Kalyana And Thereafter, Ad 1000-1300, 3 Vols

Calukya Architecture: Medieval Temples Of Northern Karnataka Built During The Rule Of The Calukya Of Kalyana And Thereafter, Ad 1000-1300, 3 Vols

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ISBN 9788121510707
Publisher

Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2003
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788121510707

ISBN-10 8121510708
Binding

Hard Back

Number of Pages 2008 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

The Arts

This three volume book gives a complete survey of the surviving Hindu and Jaina temples in the northen half of Karnatka from the period AD 1000-1300.These temples form a homogenous body of monuments that is one of the most interesting in India.From an architectural point of view it is the most interesting of all,because an important charactersticof Indian temples-their decoration with architecture-is taken to its limits.Nowhere else in India,or for that matter in the entire world,the decoration of architecture with architecture is so abundant and so detailed. In addition to their scholarly value,the present volumes are very valuable for any layman with interest in architecture.This is because the monuments of the period are so extremely interesting for their sophisticated play with architectural elements, and so instructive.With regard to photographs this book easily surpasses all others on old indian temples
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