Lesche

Lesche

In ancient Greece, a public portico or clubhouse for conversation or hearing the news. Buildings were numerous in cities, and their walls were decorated by celebrated painters.
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lesche

In ancient Greece, a public portico, clubhouse, or the like, frequented by the people for conversation or the hearing of news; such buildings were numerous in Greek cities, and their walls often were decorated by celebrated painters.
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References in classic literature ?
Lesches or Lescheos (as Pausanias calls him) of Pyrrha or Mitylene is dated at about 660 B.C.
Or Proclus may have thought it unnecessary to give the accounts by Lesches and Arctinus of the same incident.
Lesche et al., "Conditional loss of PTEN leads to precocious development and neoplasia in the mammary gland," Development, vol.
The Paintings in the Cnidian Lesche at Delphi and Their Historical Context.
Marriages were open for the purpose of childbirth (15.6-8); children were regarded 'as the common property of the state' (15.8), 'not reared at the will of the father' but subjected to the examination of tribe elders at the Lesche (16.1).
Catherine Lofton-Day, [1] * [[dagger]] Fabian Model, [2] ([dagger]) Theo DeVos, [1] Reimo Tetzner, [2] Juergen Distler, [2] Matthias Schuster, [2] Xiaoling Song, [1] Ralf Lesche, [2] Volker Liebenberg, [2] Matthias Ebert, [3] Bela Molnar, [4] Robert Grutzmann, [5] Christian Pilarsky, [5] and Andrew Sledziewski [1]
(56.) A further possibility noted in the literature is that the celebrated painting by Polygnotos in the Knidian Lesche at Delphi depicted the young Glaukos sitting, as Pausanias (10.27.3) notes, on or by a corselet ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
The Pinacotheca or picture-gallery on the Athenian Acropolis, and the Lesche, `club-house' (or perhaps council-room), at Delphi both housed an elaborate cycle of paintings -- an account of Greek origins.
Painting in the Cnidian lesche: Pausanias 10, 31, 1.
They are, however, mentioned by Pausanias who, describing Polygnotus' celebrated paintings in the Cnidian Lesche at Delphi, remarks: