The Knights of Rhodes - The Palace and the City

The Knights of Rhodes - The Palace and the City

By: Elias Kollias (author)Paperback

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RHODES: HISTORICAL BACKGROUND; THE KNIGHTS OF RHODES, THE ORDER OF ST JOHN IN JERUSALEM; THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE KNIGHTS ON RHODES; COMPOSITION OF THE ORDER AND ADMINISTRATION: Social and Ethnic Composition; Central Administration, Officials; Collective Bodies; Local Administration; Ecclesiastical Organization, ECONOMY AND SOCIETY: Economic Development; The Population: Nationalities and Social Groups; Social Welfare; INTELLECTUAL LIFE AND CULTURE: Learning and Literature; Visual Arts; Painting; Sculpture; THE MARTIAL ACTIVITIES OF THE KNIGHTS: Conflict with Turkish Expansionism; Organization of Defence and Negotiations; The First Siege (1480); Period of Reconstruction - International Developments; The Second Siege and the Departure of , the Knights from Rhodes (1522/3); THE GRAND MASTER'S PALACE AND THE CITY OF THE KNIGHTS, TOURS IN THE CITY OF THE KNIGHTS; TOWN-PLAN AND ARCHITECTURE; THE GRAND MASTER'S PALACE: Tour; THE BUILDINGS OF THE COLLACHIUM: (Coilachio, Conventus, Chastel),The New Hospital of the Knights (Archaeological Museum); Tour; The Street of the Knights and the "Inns" of the "Tongues"; The Naval Dockyard, Arsenal and Buildings in Argyrokastrou Square; Various Buildings; THE BUILDINGS OF THE CITY: (Burgus - Burgum); Public Buildings; Houses and Other Buildings; Church Architecture; THE FORTIFICATIONS OF THE MEDIEVAL CITY: The Builders; Organization of Defence, Building Techniques and Styles; Description of the Fortification; BIBLIOGRAPHY.

Contents

RHODES: HISTORICAL BACKGROUND, 7; THE KNIGHTS OF RHODES; THE ORDER OF ST JOHN IN JERUSALEM, 11; THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE KNIGHTS ON RHODES, 12; COMPOSITION OF THE ORDER AND ADMINISTRATION; Social and Ethnic Composition, 14; Central Administration; Officials, 16; Collective Bodies, 20; Local Administration, 20; Ecclesiastical Organization, 22; ECONOMY AND SOCIETY; Economic Development, 24; The Population: Nationalities and Social Groups, 26; Social Welfare, 31; INTELLECTUAL LIFE AND CULTURE; Learning and Literature, 32; Visual Arts, 36; Painting, 36; Sculpture, 40; THE MARTIAL ACTIVITIES OF THE KNIGHTS; Conflict with Turkish Expansionism, 44; Organization of Defence and Negotiations, 44; The First Siege (1480), 46; Period of Reconstruction - International Developments, 48; The Second Siege and the Departure of the Knights from Rhodes (1522/3), 55; THE GRAND MASTER'S PALACE AND THE CITY OF THE KNIGHTS; TOURS IN THE CITY OF THE KNIGHTS, 61; TOWN-PLAN AND ARCHITECTURE, 65; THE GRAND MASTER'S PALACE, 70; Tour, 74; THE BUILDINGS OF THE COLLACHIUM (Coilachio, Conventus, Chastel); The New Hospital of the Knights (Archaeological Museum), 120; Tour, 122; The Street of the Knights and the "Inns" of the "Tongues", 126; The Naval Dockyard, Arsenal and Buildings in Argyrokastrou Square, 136; Various Buildings, 139; THE BUILDINGS OF THE CITY (Burgus - Burgum); Public Buildings, 142; Houses and Other Buildings, 146; Church Architecture, 150; THE FORTIFICATIONS OF THE MEDIEVAL CITY; The Builders, 154; Organization of Defence, Building Techniques and Styles, 156; Description of the Fortification, 161; BIBLIOGRAPHY, 176.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789602132425
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9789602132425
  • ISBN10: 9602132426
  • translations: Greek, Modern (1453-)

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