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The Illustrated Dictionary of paintings and Archaeology comprises definitions of hundreds of thousands of phrases and greater than seven hundred illustrations dedicated to a large base of subject material less than the widely- inclusive heading of paintings and Archaeology. integrated during this definitive paintings are phrases utilized in structure and in such comparable topics as pottery, gown, furnishings, armor, heraldry, weaving, decoration, jewellery, song, and ecclesiastical ritual. Needlework, ivories, goldsmithery, and pigments also are widely taken care of, as are Greek, Roman, and Christian antiquities. all the compilations that went into the whole paintings have been drawn from major professionals in all of the distinct topic branches.

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See Arabesque, Gen. intricate, ; treatment, directed much more to the symbolic representation of an idea than to beauty or true imitation. It is properly called also the hieratic type, from its intimate relation to religious symbolism. See Selinuntian tEginetan Marhles. Archangels. The seven angels of the Chris- this more or less ; ; An ornament of a pattern composed of stems, foliage, scrolls, or leafage, as well as of curious and fantastic animals. It is an error to suppose that arabesque, as its name might seem to indicate, was an Arab invention j it was known to the Greeks and Romans, and was largely em- leaves, fruits, in Graeco-Roman architecture.

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And R. (avaK-n/x/xa). Any raised construction which serves for a support The proscenium contained a certain these trap-doors ; one of them, leading from the orchestra to the front of the stage, enabled the Furies to appear ; by another, spectators. number of marine deities made their appearance while that through which passed the shades who ascended Charon's staircase was called Charon's ; anapiesma. Anastatic. An ingenious modern process of reproducing copies of printed matter, engravings, ink drawings, &c, by transferring them to a sheet of polished zinc.

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