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apsidal

Pertaining to an apse or similar to one.
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Axial precession works in conjunction with apsidal precession and occurs on a cycle averaging 23,000 years.
It too is a hall church with tall octagonal piers and an apsidal east end, one portal at the west front and two portals on the north, as well as the south, side, and just one sturdy, square, spireless tower on the southwest side.
The building took one hundred and sixty-one years to complete, in part because it went through a radical alteration toward the end of the fifteenth century, when the elevation of the apsidal chapels was modified by the insertion of a dome on top of the cappella maggiore, a feature that was untypical of thirteenth-century Servite churches (Urbani, "Storia e architettura" 36).
Other Czech amateurs have contributed significantly to studies of the apsidal motion of close binaries.
Since Correggio was, at the time, involved with more prominent parts of the cycle, such as the large apsidal scene of the Coronation of the Virgin, he would plausibly have delegated responsibility for ornament of lesser importance to his collaborators.
Splendid mosaics adorn each of the three apses, the apsidal arch and the facade of the cathedral built by Bishop Eufrasius.
(55) Holloway's assertion implicitly referring to apsidal half-domes might be enhanced to include the loftier, full ceiling dome(s) so characteristic of East Christian churches, for they are effectively floating baldachins for the altars below them.
Another tragic loss, architectural this time, is of a lovely apsidal chapel photographed by Enlart in the 1890s which was located about 12 meters off the northwest corner of St.
Utilizing common architectural features of Roman public buildings, such as the basilical layout and the apsidal wall, the synagogue housed communities who gathered to worship the god of Israel.
The outdoor area will feature large-scale garden sculptures, water-features, seats and planters while smaller dishes and vases will be seen in cases in the Apsidal Gallery at one end of the Orangery.
Reobservation of the orbits of ten spectroscopic binaries with a discussion of apsidal motions.