triclinium


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triclinium

A dining room in an ancient Roman house, furnished with a low table, surrounded on three sides by couches.
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7: Reconstruccion virtual de la decoracion musiva y pictorica del triclinium de la c/Anon de Zaragoza [Caes.
Nevertheless, mentioning the scholarly works that point to the late-antiquity and early-Byzantine triclinia as the origin of refectory architecture, Popovic (1998, 300) emphasizes the introverted nature of the latter in contrast to the intended visual connection between interior and exterior by the triclinium.
Entering it from the atrium through the andron, the peristyle was a square open courtyard, usually surrounded by a portico or colonnade, and leading on to a triclinium (dining room with reclining couches), kitchen (culina) and multipurpose rooms (exhedra, oecus).
The Romans' triclinium is today's gazebo and we continue to use techniques which they established 2,000 years ago; turning soil in the autumn, mixing compost, hoeing beds and sowing seeds in spring.
An example is the Roman house, which Fredrick notes is organized on a hierarchy of viewed spaces, from the atrium that is open to all to the triclinium that may only be seen by invited guests.
triclinium Comedor: Mesa con tres lechos: sumus, medius, imus en torno a la mesa central; cada uno de los lechos tenian tres sitios: locus sumus, locus medius, para el paterfamilias, y locus imus.
30) But most striking about the setting of the Polyphemus group in a dining context is the ironic and threatening juxtaposition of the real civilising ritual of the triclinium against the artistic representation of the horrendously uncivilised cannibalism of Polyphemus.
From the mausoleum, it was just a two-minute walk to what had been the center of imperial life during Diocletian's time: the emperor's dining hall, called the Triclinium.
Nepos says that Atticus' guests had characters similar to his own, but it is hard to believe that all the people at Atticus' triclinium were millionaire equites with the knack of never making an enemy.
Proaula Proaula Salutatorium Salutatorium Consistorium Zetas aestivales Triclinium consistorium Zetas hiemales Tricorum vel triclinium Zetas aestivales Zetas hyemales Epicaustorium Epicaustorium Thermas Thermas Termon Gimnasium Agonitheta Coquina vel culina Gimnasia Colimbus .
Most decorative attention was lavished on the most public rooms (atrium, tablinum, triclinium, oecus, peristylum) while smaller, less visited rooms may have been decorated with simple bands and stripes.
Del mismo tipo que el anterior es el mosaico policromo del triclinium de un gran edificio de Lugo ("mosaico de Armana"), en el que se representa el tema de Dedalo y Pasifae.