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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
41 words

A covered place in which to walk, such as a *cloister. It is more specifically used to describe the ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
104 words

A walkway surrounding the *apse or *chancel end of a church, usually a continuation of the aisles, serving to facilitate

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William Loerke and Katherine M. Kiefer

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
139 words

a passage around a major space. Prokopios of Caesarea (Buildings 1.1.58) uses the term aule (aisle?, lit. “courtyard”) for the colonnaded spaces around the ...

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