Roman Doric capital

Roman Doric capital
Римская дорическая капитель

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  • Doric — Dor ic, a. [L. Doricus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the Dorians.] 1. Pertaining to Doris, in ancient Greece, or to the Dorians; as, the Doric dialect. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Belonging to, or resembling, the oldest and simplest of the three orders of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Capital (architecture) — Ionic capital, from the temple of Athena Polias, Priene, Ionia, in a 19th century engraving In architecture the capital (from the Latin caput, head ) forms the topmost member of a column (or pilaster). It mediates between the column and the load… …   Wikipedia

  • Doric order — The Doric order was one of the three orders or organizational systems of ancient Greek or classical architecture; the other two canonical orders were the Ionic and the Corinthian. Contents 1 History 2 Examples 3 See also …   Wikipedia

  • Doric — /dawr ik, dor /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Doris, its inhabitants, or their dialect. 2. rustic, as a dialect. 3. Archit. noting or pertaining to one of the five classical orders, developed in Greece and altered by the Romans. The Greek Doric… …   Universalium

  • Roman art — includes the visual arts produced in Ancient Rome, and in the territories of the Roman empire. Major forms of Roman art are architecture, painting, sculpture and mosaic work. Metal work, coin die and gem engraving, ivory carvings, figurine glass …   Wikipedia

  • capital — capital1 capitalness, n. /kap i tl/, n. 1. the city or town that is the official seat of government in a country, state, etc.: Tokyo is the capital of Japan. 2. a city regarded as being of special eminence in some field of activity: New York is… …   Universalium

  • Abacus (architecture) — In architecture, an abacus (from the Greek abax , slab; or French abaque , tailloir ; plural abacuses or abaci) is a flat slab forming the uppermost member or division of the capital of a column, above the bell. Its chief function is to provide a …   Wikipedia

  • Echini — Echinus E*chi nus, n.; pl. {Echini}. [L., a hedgehog, sea urchin, Gr. echi^nos.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hedgehog. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of echinoderms, including the common edible sea urchin of Europe. [1913 Webster] 3. (Arch.) (a) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Echinus — E*chi nus, n.; pl. {Echini}. [L., a hedgehog, sea urchin, Gr. echi^nos.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hedgehog. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of echinoderms, including the common edible sea urchin of Europe. [1913 Webster] 3. (Arch.) (a) The rounded… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boltel — Boultel Boul tel, Boultin Boul tin, n. (Arch.) (a) A molding, the convexity of which is one fourth of a circle, being a member just below the abacus in the Tuscan and Roman Doric capital; a torus; an ovolo. (b) One of the shafts of a clustered… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boultel — Boul tel, Boultin Boul tin, n. (Arch.) (a) A molding, the convexity of which is one fourth of a circle, being a member just below the abacus in the Tuscan and Roman Doric capital; a torus; an ovolo. (b) One of the shafts of a clustered column.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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