HIST 35Art Arch

HIST 35Art Arch - HIST 35A: Art and Arch. Cave Arch: jains...

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HIST 35A: Art and Arch. Cave Arch: jains and Buddhists- later brahma,shiva, Vishnu Influence of the Greeks esp w/ Buddha in school of arch called Gandhara: free standing Buddha icon Mathura: other Buddhist schools, more asian Early Hindus didn’t produce much arch-instd Brahmanical Hindu produces Vedas: texts -Buddhist period: not free standing buildings: Ajanta and Ellora-1 st was forms of Buddha, later bc depictions of Brahma,V, Shiva -Structural Buildings st in Gupta Period: 1 st one is brick temple to Vishnu With Cholas and rajaputa cult temples ded to single gods and goddesses No wooden buildings remain Ashokan edicts have survived, rewritten on by Guptas Aryans learn masonry from other groups ex Greeks A. Muslim Invasions/etc Sind- small Muslim trade colony -first invasions to plunder temples -1192 Delhi conquered by Qutubidden Aibek: came to loot and plunder not destroy, destroy is myth; when conquer take over existing structures for Muslim worship 1. Mehrauli complex
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course HIST 135A taught by Professor Saikia during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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