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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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Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Architecture (2015)

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.

Google previewAdeline'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 .

Google previewSturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building (2013)

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 ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Antiquities, and Elements of Archaeology, Classical and Mediaeval (1825)

In Two Volumes by Thomas Dudley Fosbroke

Cavaedium. Vestibulum. Entrance. Alae. Penaria,&c.

Google previewDictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases (1950)

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 ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture (2013)

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 ...

Google previewHarper's Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities (1897)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Building Construction (2008)

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, ...

Google previewA 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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