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Dromos

 

a covered passage beneath a kurgan (burial mound) leading to a burial chamber; a passageway to a crypt cut into the subsoil or bedrock. A dromos may be horizontal or inclined and sometimes resembles a staircase. The oldest dromi have been found in Aegean and Etruscan sepulchers; several dating from the fourth century B.C. to the third and fourth centuries A.D. are scattered throughout the Northern Black Sea Shore of southern Russia.

dromos

dromos
The long, deep entrance passageway to an ancient Egyptian tomb or a Mycenaean beehive tomb.
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the Games were amplified with a fight (pale, the fight was ended after one of the rivals had touched three times the ground with a part of his body except for his sole) and pentathlon (pantathlon), which was formed by a dromos, a long jump (sometimes it could be triple jump, the sportsmen helped themselves with so called haleras--the weights from 1 to 5 kg, which had to intensify the speed of take-off, the angle of lift-off, and throwing the weights before the fall should have extended the jump), throwing the discus (probably with a turn), throwing the javelin (the javelin as thick as fingers and as long as a man was loaded on its end and had a 40 cm long leather loop for putting the index-finger and the middle-finger, which prolonged the throw even three times) and a fight.
Tambien el Socrates de Platon visita palestra y dromos para dirigir desde alli la mas radical ofensiva (elenchos) contra la institucion que ensena la higiene corporal.
Following Virilio's crucial work on dromology (literally the logic of the dromos or the race), I will refer to this third mode as dromocolonization.
Orientado de norte para sul, o <<templo-tumulo>> de Petosiris, a que se acedia atraves de uma avenida pavimentada com cerca de 20 m de comprimento e 4 m de largura, funcionando como um dromos de acesso, foi descoberto no final do ano de 1919, na regiao chamada Passaqi, nas necroples de Tuna el-Guebel/ Deruah, uma vasta zona de necropoles do Medio Egipto (perto da actual El-Ashumein, a antiga Khemenu egipcia, denominada pelos Gregos Hermopolis), e imediatamente escavado metodicamente ate 8 de Marco de 1920 por Gustave Lefebvre.
Meanwhile in Memphis, as Schmidt-Colinet (1996) suggests, Alexander's tomb was associated with the complex at Saqqara featuring a lengthy dromos leading eastwards to a temple of Nectanebo II, who was the last of the Pharaohs, and, in the revisionist version of The Alexander Romance, was also Alexander's biological father.
Conduce al templo un dromos de 4 estadios de longitud y un plethro de ancho, flanqueado por grandes vasijas de bronce.
Marek was represented by the quartet Dromos, which is in my view the best I have heard from him--if Marek's music usually sounds rather awkward, here the composer and performer had enjoyed a fortunate meeting and the result was satisfactory.
recorded with a precise easting, northing, and elevation), they can be collated with seventeen sectors within the dromos, corridor and tomb chamber, and twenty-two stratigraphic layers.
This definition comes originally from Johannes de Janua (Giovanni Balbus), Catholicon (I used the Mainz, 1460 edition): Spidromum spiro componitur cure dromos quod est curuum et dicitur hoc spidromum, mi.
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1989): O dromos tou opsidianou me ena papyrenio skaphos stis Kyklades.
3, appears to have had an earlier use as a starting-line block from the dromos of a gymnasium or stadium.