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.
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.