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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Laskarina BourasLaskarina Bouras

the upper part of the Entablature of a colonnade or of a door-frame. By the 6th C., the use of cornices was extended to define architectural space by marking the level of galleries or the springing of arches, domes, and vaults. A variant on cornices of the Corinthian order appears in ... ...

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