Exedra


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Exedra

A large niche or recess, either roofed or unroofed; semicircular or rectangular in plan, usually including a bench or seats.

exedra, exhedra

exedra, 1
1.A large niche or recess, usually with a bench or seats, semicircular or rectangular in plan and either roofed or unroofed.
2. In a church, a large apsidal extension of an interior volume, normally on a main axis.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
See too 23, where he mentions promenades "from which theatrical performances in the court below might be observed," and 28, for the observation that the walls of the court facade screened part of the exedra "from the observer in the court.
The six Boscolo properties include Boscolo Palace Roma, in Rome (Italy); Boscolo Venezia, in Venice (Italy); Boscolo Prague, in Prague (Czech Republic); Boscolo Budapest, in Budapest (Hungary); Boscolo Exedra Roma, in Rome (Italy); and Boscolo Milano, in Milan (Italy).
71] There was even an outdoor amphitheater called the exedra.
Its monumental appearance from the flat plain below, its symmetrical, stepped approach that again exploits the natural slope of the terrain, its central exedra and colonnaded wings also clearly suggest the sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia at Praeneste.
The SABMiller brand is offering a trip for two to Rome, including a stay at the luxurious Exedra Hotel, for the business that increases its sales of Peroni the most in England, Scotland and Wales.
De estructura rectangular mas una exedra semicircular en el testero, es adaptada por los cristianos para sus primeros templos desde el siglo IV.
In 1876 Heuzey reported that he had seen "remains of a marble exedra accompanied by votive pillars next to the wall" in the circular room (tholos) of the palace at Vergina, and he concluded that "the form of the base, its division into two levels, and the arm rests all point to the base of a royal seat or of a statue" (Heuzey and Daumet 1876, p.
Giulio Romano, who took over at the Villa Madama after Raphael's death, created gardens in a similar architectural spirit to complement the Palazzo del Te in Mantua (1525-35)--a parterre, an exedra, a grotto with bronze statues--and it is possible that Baldassare Peruzzi contributed gardens in similar vein at the Villa Farnesina in Rome (1508-11).
Out hotel, the Exedra, which like the Aleph is part of the Boscolo Luxury Hotel group, is situated on the Piazza Republica.
p Jane Owen travelled with luxury tour operator Scott Dunn which offers a long weekend in Rome at either the Aleph or Exedra hotels from pounds 620 per person (two sharing) including four nights' B&B accommodation, transfers and BA flights from London.
Tomabamos cafe en Exedra, comiamos en El Tropezon, acudiamos al teatro Odeon a sorprendernos deleitosamente con los tangos geniales de Susana Rinaldi o al Auditorio Florida a comprobar el talento supremo de Astor Piazzolla, nos desvelabamos envueltos en las brumas de La Boca, corriamos la juerga en Cano 14 o en Castello Vechio o en el Viejo Almacen (para ser tradicionalistas), nos empapabamos de arte en el majestuoso Teatro Colon, paseabamos por el rio Tigre y concertabamos viaje a Bariloche y su nevado eterno; nos encantaba el sabor senorial de La Recoleta y tambien el aire anejo del mercado de objetos antiguos cuyo nombre,
The process is also evident in the nomenclature of the dedicant recorded on a neo-Punic dedication from Lepcis to another Punic god, El Qone Aras: "To the Lord El, master [or creator] of the earth, Candidus, son of Candidus, son of Hanno, son of Bodmelqart, has built and consecrated this exedra and this portico at his own expense, because he [El] has heard his voice and blessed him.