Pronaos


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Pronaos

Vestibule in a Greek temple that stands in front of the doorway to the naos.

Pronaos

 

the chamber in a Greek or Roman temple that is in front of the naos. It is usually enclosed in front by two columns and on the sides by walls in the form of antas.

pronaos

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The inner portico in front of the naos, or cella, of a classical temple.
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La planta preliminar de Il Redentore de Venecia, 1576-1577, y aqui nos movemos solo a nivel planimetrico que es lo unico conservado (29), pues este proyecto no fue seguido finalmente, consta de una nave circular, a cubrir presuntamente con una cupula, que queda inscrita en un cuadrado, salvo en su cabecera que es un abside para el coro, con la correspondiente pantalla de columnas que divide pero no separa ambos ambitos, solucion que recogera el proyecto definitivo; como fachada un profundo pronaos con dos columnas en ambos laterales y un portico hexastilo.
Si se construyo el pequeno Tempietto de Maser, 1580, por voluntad de Marcantonio Barbaro ya fallecido su hermano Daniele; aqui circulo de base para la cilindrica nave, que muestra su curvatura al exterior, cupula y, de nuevo pronaos, con sutiles detalles personales del gran vicentino: muretes con arcos en sus laterales y portico cuyos extremos son pilares que flanquean a cuatro columnas.
6 m square and carved with the labors of Herakles, graced the entablature of the pronaos and opisthodomos, (7) six per side (Figs.
2), (60) and that victors displayed their crowns in the pronaos of the Temple of Zeus (5.
58, 69) claims that victorious athletes were crowned in the pronaos of the temple.
If the tamiai had been ordered to weigh and count the items under their charge for the first time or to reweigh and recount these items and then begin to publish their records,(10) they necessarily would have had to weigh and count all the [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], as each successive board of Athena's tamiai weighed and counted those items inventoried in the pronaos, hekatompedos, and parthenon before they passed them on to the next board, which then confirmed the previous board's records and so on.
In the first place, although decree B as currently restored orders the weighing of any unweighed items, the inventories of the pronaos, hekatompedos and parthenon show various pieces of treasure remaining unweighed in the years 434/3 and thereafter.
The interior reliefs have always drawn the most attention from scholars, in particular the contrast between those of the pronaos and the naos.
The overall layout is logical: divided into three sections, photos are presented as if the reader were moving through the tomb, starting with the facade, followed by the pronaos, and then proceeding into the naos.
Tod II contains the "transcribed" texts and scenes from the Pronaos, "Hall of Goddesses," crypt, and naos of the temple of Montu.