aedicula, 1
1. A canopied niche flanked by colonnettes intended as a shelter for a statue or as a shrine.
2. A door or window framed by columns or pilasters and crowned with a pediment.
3. Diminutive of aedes.
4. A small chapel.
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the works consist of mairie des lilas, In the realization and installation of a metal edicule (vegetated emergence on a metal structure) (about 2500 kg) covered with glazing (about 60 m 2 ); The building at the base of which will be built a support of stones of comblanchien or concrete (about 60 ml).
Visitors stand near the newly restored Edicule, the ancient structure housing the tomb, which according to Christian belief is where Jesus's body was anointed and buried, seen at the completion of months of restoration works, at the Church of the Holy Sep Europe Russia and China discuss coordination on North Korea The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov had held talks with China's ambassador to Russia Li Hui about Moscow and Beijing coordinating action on North Korea at the U.
The researchers restored a structure inside the church called the Edicule, which is believed to house the tomb itself.
The Holy Sepulcherae1/4aos rotunda and Edicule, the location of the Holy Tomb, recently underwent renovation to avoid their collapse.
The bed is surrounded by an 18th century shrine, known as the Edicule or "the little house" in Latin.
The Holy Edicule, the shrine that surrounds the rock tomb, sits within the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
The work is part of a historic renovation project to reinforce and preserve the Edicule, the chamber housing the cave where Jesus was entombed and resurrected.
The project, which began Monday, will focus on repairing, reinforcing and preserving the Edicule -- the ancient chamber housing Jesus' tomb in Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
During the annual ceremony, top clerics enter the Edicule, the small chamber marking the site of Jesus' tomb.
The church of Vera Cruz in Segovia includes a two-story, twelve-sided chapel at its center, complete with a stone bench, meant to imitate the edicule and stone-slab of Christ's tomb (25).
Here a curious little building, or edicule, encloses a tomb, furnished with a funerary slab neatly divided into Latin, Greek and Armenian use, with standing room only for four, beneath forty-three hanging lamps, while Copts tap on the western wall.