fastigium


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fastigium

1. The pediment of a portico, so-called in ancient architecture because it followed the form of the roof.
2. The crest or ridge of a roof.
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5D); vertex yellowish brown with two medium brown stripes, surrounded by reddish dark brown thick stripes, and descending towards the fastigium (Fig.
3), frontal costa of vertex moderately arcuate, median carina of fastigium obvious; lateral margins of vertex constricted anteriorly, and the margins upheaval.
Aristotelici iudicii et sapientie esse qui ad summum fastigium tendenti Alexandro dixit amicitiam et necessitudinem regi cum iis esse comparandum qui et non procul abessent et essent potentissimi ut alter alteri presto adesset, et mutuo presidio facillime iuvari posset.