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templum-in-antis

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[MC] In the classical world, the simplest form of temple in which ‘the house of god’ is the same in plan as an ordinary house: a rectangular room, with the long side walls ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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Archaeology, History
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75 words

...‐inantis [MC] In the classical world, the simplest form of temple in which ‘the house of god’ is the same in plan as an ordinary house: a rectangular room, with the long side walls extended to form the walls of a porch, and with two columns between the antae (or wall endings), to support the porch roof and make a fine entry. A good example is the so‐called Treasury of the Athenians at Delphi,...

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[MC]In the classical world, the simplest form of temple in which ‘the house of god’ is the same in plan as an ordinary house: a rectangular room, with the long side walls extended to form the walls ...
Architecture

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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2007
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Art & Architecture, Classical studies
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93,988 words
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...had been swept by fire in ad 191 . In the course of rebuilding the area a plan of Rome was prepared, carved on 151 slabs of marble ( ad 205–8 ; Rome , Antiqua. Com., on dep. Rome , Pal. Braschi); this was fixed to the wall of one of the halls near the Templum Pacis. The fragments that survive ( see Rome ,) show quarters of Rome that are now completely unknown, and give us glimpses of streets lined with insulae of the Ostian type with the occasional atrium or peristyle house in between. As in Ostia, the housing in Rome must have changed...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
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Classical studies, History
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34,176 words
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...Augustae ; Archaeology, subentry Sites in Italy ; Colosseum ; Forum in Rome ; Hadrian's Villa ; Local Government, Roman ; Pantheon ; Pomerium ; Tarpeia ; Tiber ; Veii ; and Water Supply .] The Severan Marble Plan One of the most useful resources for scholars who work on ancient Rome is a huge map of the city etched in white marble and displayed on a wall in the Templum Pacis sometime between 202 and 211 ce . The wall survives, complete with the patterns of metal cramps that held each of its panels in place. The entire map measured about...

Peace Monuments

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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2010
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Social sciences
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3,109 words

...and to protect them from acts of war. Here are some examples of classic peace art: 23 bce — Ars Pacis Augustus (Temple of Peace), Rome, Italy 75 ce — Templum Pacis (Temple of Peace), Forum of Vespasian, Rome, Italy 1181— Noah Receiving the Dove , Vindobona Monastery, near Vienna, Austria 1338–1339 —Figure of Pax , Sala della Pace (Peace Hall), Palazzo Pubblico, Sienna, Italy 1622— Standbeeld van Erasmus (Statue of Erasmus), Rotterdam, the Netherlands 1648— Peace of Westphalia by Gerard ter Borch, National Gallery, London, England 1780— Peace Bringing...

Strasbourg

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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Current Version:
2013
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Art & Architecture, History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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6,635 words
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...workshop for the Service des Monuments Historiques, which sees to its preservation with the cooperation of the Service d’Architecture de l’Oeuvre Notre-Dame, an institution, unique in France, that is the direct heir to the medieval workshop. Bibliography O. Schadaeus : Summum Argentoratensium templum (Strasbourg, 1617) J. W. von Goethe : Von deutscher Baukunst: D. M. Erwin a Steinbach (Frankfurt am Main, 1772) P. A. Grandidier : Essais historiques et topographiques sur l’église cathédrale de Strasbourg (Strasbourg, 1782) F. X. Kraus : Kunst und...

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