Exedra


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Exedra

A large niche or recess, either roofed or unroofed; semicircular or rectangular in plan, usually including a bench or seats.
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exedra, 1
1.A large niche or recess, usually with a bench or seats, semicircular or rectangular in plan and either roofed or unroofed.
2. In a church, a large apsidal extension of an interior volume, normally on a main axis.
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Finally, the exedra with the rectangular open space and the hemicycle is thought to echo garden features in the Tuscan villa of Pliny the Younger (61 AD-113 AD) in ancient Rome or in modern Italian gardens such as the Villa Mattei and the Villa Pamphili.
In the exedra, across from the entrance, the eastern wall contains a panel that depicts a mostly nude Apollo standing next to a large bovine of indeterminate sex (fig.
In the Stanze of Raphael on the third story of the Vatican palace, the observer is elevated to the height of the exedra at a point in line with the axis of the Cortile.
Each exedra has five windows, some of which are blind.
A source at the Boscolo Exedra Roma hotel's outdoor restaurant said that nearly everything that the actor ordered was fried.
he fried sauc He colad chas fo f llo Ga wh w il a sep A Bo B s out "ev ob o v proM in th t A source at the Boscolo Exedra Roma hotel's outdoor restaurant said nearly "everything ordered was fried - obviously that's going to cause problems with your heart".
Movido por esta conclusion, Ciceron representa la imagen de Carneades en Atenas de la siguiente manera: "Y todavia hoy, aunque por todas partes hay en Atenas lugares con recuerdos de grandes hombres, a mi lo que mas me impresiona es aquella famosa exedra, pues no hace mucho que fue de Carneades a quien me parece estar viendo (su retrato bien conocido), y noto como si el asiento mismo, huerfano de tan gran ingenio, echara de menos aquella voz" (Cic.
Se a tale contraddizione possiamo dare il nome di vita o, meglio, quello di domanda sulla vita, alla convivenza con essa dobbiamo far corrispondere i quattro luoghi della domus romana (fauces,puteal, perystilium ed exedra) in cui Polcri suddivide il suo percorso inaspettato: "T'accompagno nel viaggio / che nemmeno ho progettato" (12).
The six Boscolo properties include Boscolo Palace Roma, in Rome (Italy); Boscolo Venezia, in Venice (Italy); Boscolo Prague, in Prague (Czech Republic); Boscolo Budapest, in Budapest (Hungary); Boscolo Exedra Roma, in Rome (Italy); and Boscolo Milano, in Milan (Italy).
However we do know that the physical structure of the school not only reflected Aristotle's division of knowledge into observational and deductive topics, it was also laid out in a way that reflected and encouraged Aristotle's peripatetic ideal of scholarship.[69] The main academy building and the Library building were connected by and surrounded with a network of paths, colonnades, and courtyards.[70] There were botanical gardens and zoological displays for the edification and delight of the scholars.[71] There was even an outdoor amphitheater called the exedra.[72] In time, there were two library sites.