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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



the raised floor in front of the altar partition or iconostasis in an Orthodox church. The solea serves as a kind of proscenium for the service.

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A raised walkway between the ambo and bema in an Early Christian or Byzantine church.
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