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date: 16 October 2019

basilica 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Oliver NicholsonOliver Nicholson

Term used by scholars to denote an oblong hall with an *apse in one of its walls, divided longitudinally on the inside by two or four colonnades supporting a clerestory. Ancient use of the term was broader than this; the foundation ... ...

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