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Definition of the noun pronaos

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  1. [architecture] The inner area of the portico of a Greek or Roman temple

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Google previewAssuan, Philae, Abu Simbel. Ediz. Inglese (1989)

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 ...

Google previewPtolemaic 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.

Google previewReports 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 ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture (2013)

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 ...

Google previewThe Nile: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture (2017)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Antiquities (1843)

And Elements of Archaeology, Classical and MediƦval 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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Small photo of Italy, Naples, 13th October 2017. Certosa of San Martino, year 1325, monumental religious complex. Entrance gate to the church's pronaos.Small photo of Turin, Italy - November 29, 2015: Temple of the Great Mother of God (1818-1831), built to celebrate the return of the House of Savoy to the throne, after the defeat of Napoleon. The pronaos.Small photo of Pantheon Basilica, Rome, Italy-March 28, 2018: The large pronaos (or portico) in front of the entrance of the Pantheon Basilica, comprising eight columns at the front and three at the sidesSmall photo of Pantheon Basilica, Rome, Italy-March 28, 2018: The large pronaos (or portico) in front of the entrance of the Pantheon Basilica, comprising eight columns at the front and three at the sidesSmall photo of Pantheon Basilica, Rome, Italy-March 28, 2018: The large pronaos (or portico) in front of the entrance of the Pantheon Basilica, comprising eight columns at the front and three at the sidesSmall photo of Pantheon Basilica, Rome, Italy-March 28, 2018: The large pronaos (or portico) in front of the entrance of the Pantheon Basilica, comprising eight columns at the front and three at the sidesSmall photo of Pantheon Basilica, Rome, Italy-March 28, 2018: The large pronaos (or portico) in front of the entrance of the Pantheon Basilica, comprising eight columns at the front and three at the sides More...

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