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Definition of the noun pronaos
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- [architecture] The inner area of the portico of a Greek or Roman temple
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by Giovanna Magi
The pronaos is a vast rectangular hall, 18 meters long and 16.70 meters wide. There are eight Osiris pillars, each ten meters high, arranged in two rows and depicting Osiris with the features of Ramses. The colossi on the left wear the white ...
Ptolemaic Philae (1989)
by Eleni Vassilika
A single example of a skirt with engraved girdle after that of Ptolemy III in the Isis Temple Pronaos is that of the west jamb of the Mammisi broken-lintel doorway.3 A case has been made in Chapter II that this image was usurped by Ptolemy VI.
Reports on Astronomy (2012)
by Jacqueline Bergeron
Pronaos is a 2-meter diameter balloon-borne telescope for submillimeter astronomy built in France by CNES (Toulouse). The telescope will accommodate two focal-plane instruments: a multiband photometer and a heterodyne ...
by Cyril M. Harris
A pronaos. projection 1. In masonry, stones which are set forward of the general wall surface to provide a rugged or rustic appearance. 2. Any component, member, or part which juts out from a building. projection of bricks beyond face of a wall ...
by John A. Shoup III
Behind the hypostyle hall was a second courtyard called the pronaos or anteroom. Depending on the importance of the temple, there might be another pylon entrance or obelisks to mark it. Behind this second courtyard was the shrine of the ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1854)
Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature
It has a pronaos and a posticum, each of which is formed by a prolongation of the sidewalls of the cella, having two columns between the antae; but the depth of the proand shows that each painting covered the entire wall from Athens. the roof ...
Encyclopedia of Antiquities (1843)
And Elements of Archaeology, Classical and Mediæval by Thomas Dudley Fosbroke
Pronaos. The area immediately before the vaos, or temple itself. It is often put for the portico in front of the building. The posticus in one front corresponding to the pronaos in the other. In some temples the cella was approached through both.
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