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The four great temples [electronic resource] : Buddhist archaeology, architecture, and icons of seventh-century Japan / Donald F. McCallum.

By: McCallum, Donald F. (Donald Fredrick), 1939-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai�i Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 328 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781441619662 (electronic bk.); 1441619666 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Buddhist antiquities -- Japan -- Asuka-mura Region | Buddhist temples -- Japan -- Asuka-mura Region | Asuka-mura Region (Japan) -- Antiquities | Buddhism -- Japan -- History -- To 794 | RELIGION -- Buddhism -- Rituals & Practice | Buddhismus | Tempel | Nara <Pr�afektur>Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Four great temples.DDC classification: 294.3/4350952 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Asukadera -- Kudara �Odera -- Kawaradera -- Yakushiji.
Summary: In his detailed analysis of the four temples, McCallum considers historiographical issues, settings and layouts, foundations, tiles, relics, and icons and allows readers to follow their chronological evolutions.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-318) and index.

Asukadera -- Kudara �Odera -- Kawaradera -- Yakushiji.

In his detailed analysis of the four temples, McCallum considers historiographical issues, settings and layouts, foundations, tiles, relics, and icons and allows readers to follow their chronological evolutions.

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