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A “Villa in a Garden” for the Masses

Peter J. Hollida.

in American Arcadia

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 10967 words.

After the war, more ordinary working people could afford monthly mortgage payments than ever before, reviving the vision of an arcadian existence on the West Coast. Although postwar...

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“A Large Dish of Onyx” in the Holy Roman Empire

Marina Belozerskaya.

in Medusa’s Gaze

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 4394 words.

Frederick II Hohenstaufen, the Holy Roman Emperor who ruled southern Italy in the 13th century, seems to have acquired the Tazza from travelling merchants. He was keen to emulate and revive...

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Abacus

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 39 words.

Uppermost element of a capital on a column or pilaster. On the Doric, Ionic and Tuscan orders of architecture it

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Abaton

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 26 words.

[Gr.: ‘untrodden’].

An enclosure attached to a temple of Asklepios, where patients not in a state of ritual purity could

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Acanthus

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 288 words.

Ornamental motif based on the leaves of the acanthus plant, an evergreen shrub native to the Mediterranean area. Two species

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Achaian

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 4 words.

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Acheloos Painter (<i>c.</i> 525–<i>c.</i> 500<span class="smallCaps">bc</span>)

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 478 words.

(fl c. 525–c. 500bc).

Greek vase painter. His name vase was a Black-figure neck amphora

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Achilles Painter (<i>c.</i> 470–<i>c.</i> 425<span class="smallCaps">bc</span>)

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 954 words.

(fl c. 470–c. 425bc).

Greek vase painter. He is named after an Attic Red-figure amphora

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Acquarossa

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 432 words.

[It.: ‘red water’].

Modern name of an Etruscan settlement near Viterbo, Italy. It is situated on a small

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Acrolith

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 334 words.

[Gr.: akrolithos, ‘stone-ended’].

An acrolith is a statue with a wooden body and the head and limbs made of stone

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