pulpitum


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pulpitum

1. In a Roman theater, the part of the stage adjacent to the orchestra; corresponds to the logeion of a Greek theater.
2. The tribune, 1 of an orator.
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The interior of the cathedral includes such impressive features as, top to bottom above, the pulpitum screen, the nave and intricate stained-glass windows.
IS the pulpitum the same as the pulpit in a church?
NO, the pulpitum is a solid screen, generally of stone but occasionally of wood, which closes off the choir from the nave.
Many of Ball's figures are unnaturally attenuated; the ones that were in the niches of the medieval pulpitum that is in the Morning Chapel beautifully reflected the slender Purbeck columns of their surroundings and again feel as though they were created with this particular context in mind.
Until the middle of the eighteenth century there was an example at Amiens Cathedral on the west side of the pulpitum, almost certainly a later addition dating from the second decade of the sixteenth century.