Chigi

Chigi

A pair of crossed timbers that are placed at the end of the ridge of a roof of a Shinto shrine; also called forked finials.

chigi

On the roof of a Shinto temple, a decorative pair of curved timbers that extend above and beyond the roof ridge, crossing at the ridge.
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Why the Burgundian Philippe Bouton should have wanted Ockeghem in the Chigi Codex (of Burgundian provenance) was therefore the subject of Kellman's elegant study of Bouton's Franco-Burgundian relations (the Bourbons) and rereading of the Chigi illuminations.
However, the principal officer, a Monsignore Chigi, generously agreed to waive his claim so that the final bill came to [pounds]16.
Along with a 49% share of Yumex business interest, ILC Technology also acquired the expertise of Yoshitaka Chigi and Masakatsu Fujii.
Eni today confirms its historical commitment in Congo with the signature of two agreements at Palazzo Chigi, underwritten by Eni s CEO Claudio Descalzi in the presence of the President of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou N Guesso, and of the Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi.
A similar unicorn belonged to Cardinal Flavio Chigi (1641-93); it is now in the Museo Civico in Bologna.
The call was made by the Italian Prime Minister during a meeting with the Palestinian president at Palazzo Chigi in Rome.
Antico Caffe Chigi, which was frequented by politicians and journalists, is allegedly under the control of the Gallico crime organization, a subset of the Calabrese mafia known as the 'Ndrangheta.
Raphael rightly takes center stage as the primary object of artistic desire for Agostino Chigi and Leo X.
Pallide sinopie: ricerche e proposte sulle forme pre-Chigi e Chigi del Canzoniere.
14) Si vedano, ad esempio, gli studi recenti di Giuseppe Frasso, "Pallide sinopie: ricerche e proposte sulle forme pre-Chigi e Chigi del Canzoniere," Studi di filologia italiana 55 (1997): 23-64, e la risposta in proposito di Elena Strada, "A proposito di sinopie petrarchesche," Atti dell'lstituto veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, CI.
Heinz-Jurgen Winkler ("Bemerkungen zur Handschrift Vatikan, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Chigi C VIII 234") revisits the question of the origin of this famous manuscript.
49) Interestingly, the reading of Busnoys's Mass in 454/B, despite its errors, is the only one that agrees with the version in the Chigi manuscript in transmitting the correct mensuration signs for the Christe and the Benedictus; these signatures, as Taruskin points out, play a crucial role in the overall structure of the Mass and constitute the fundamental ground for preferring Chigi over all other sources.