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Cavaedium, in architecture, is the Latin name for the central hall or court within a Roman house, of which five species are described by Vitruvius.
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by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson
cavaedium. Cavum aedium, partially roofed main room or *atrium of a Roman house, with a rectangular opening to the sky (compluvium) in the centre, and a pool or cistern (impluvium) set in the floor.
Adeline's Art Dictionary (1891)
Containing a Complete Index of All Terms Used in Art, Architecture, Heraldry, and Archæology by Jules Adeline
Cavaedium. (Arch.) The hollow or open part of a Roman house .
An Unabridged Reprint of the 1901-2 Edition by Russell Sturgis, Francis A. Davis
(Cavaedium Displuviatum ,' Vitruvius.) One in which the opening in the roof was not a compluvium, as the roof sloped the other way, and the water was carried outward toward the walls and so to gutters and leaders. Tetrastyle Atrium. One in ...
A dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1865)
by William Thomas Brande
Cavaedium (Lat.). In ancient Architecture, this word was applied to an open quadrangle, or court, within a house. The cavsedia described by Vitruvius are of five species : Tuscanicum, Corinthium, Tetrastylon (with four columns); Displuviatum ...
Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox
Cavaedium (Lat.). In ancient Architecture, this word was applied to an open quadrangle, or court, within a house. The cavaedia described by Vitruvius are of five species: Tuscanicum, Corinthium, Tetrastylon (with four columns); Displuviatum ...
In Two Volumes by Thomas Dudley Fosbroke
Cavaedium. Vestibulum. Entrance. Alae. Penaria,&c.
by Ph. D Newmark
cavaedium.. Open part of an ancient Roman house; open quadrangle [L] cavaliere servente. Man devoted to a married woman, as in the medieval system of courtly love [It] Cavalleria Rusticana. Rustic Chivalry; title of an opera ...
by Cyril M. Harris
cavaedium 1. An inner courtyard in a Roman house. 2. An atrium. cavalier A raised portion of a fortress for commanding adjacent defenses ...
by Harry Thurston Peck
Cavaedium. See Domcs. Cavalry. See Eques ; Exercitcs. Cavea. (1) The auditorium of a theatre. See ThkaTRUM. (2) A coop in which the sacred chickens were kept aud carried to tho place where the auguries were to be taken, by observing ...
by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
cavaedium see cavum aedium. cavalier a raised platform usually situated on a bastion or fortified wall, on which artillery was mounted to command the surrounding area, ...
A general and bibliographical Dictionary of the Fine Arts. Containing ... explanations of the principal terms used in Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, and Engraving ... historical Sketches of the ... different Schools, etc (1826)
by James ELMES
were disposed on the sides of the Cavaedium. Vitruvius directs that the winter dining-room and bath should look to the ...
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