Balteus


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Balteus

The vertical bead between the scrolls at the side of the Ionic capital.

balteus

1. The band in the middle of the bolster of an Ionic capital.
2. The band joining the volutes of an Ionic capital.
3. One of the passages dividing the auditorium of ancient Roman theaters and amphitheaters horizontally into upper and lower zones.
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She grasps in her right hand the edge of the balteus, cross fold, of her husband's toga, emblem of citizenship and turns to the right to face his portrait.
Jonjo O'Neill makes a low-key comeback after around five weeks off when the best he can manage at Wetherby is third on Balteus (David Ringer) behind Jonathan's Choice (Maurice Camacho/Derek Oldham) in the first leg of the