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James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 31 words.

Cormac mac Airt visits the Fountain of Knowledge in Tír Tairngire [The Land of Promise]. For Lady of the Fountain,

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fountain

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 71 words.

A natural spring of flowing water, as opposed to a well or a cistern. Fountains are numerous in upper *

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fountain

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 72 words.

A natural spring of flowing water, as opposed to a well or a cistern. Fountains are numerous in upper Galilee

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fountains

Edited by Peter Murray, Linda Murray and Tom Devonshire Jones.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 243 words.

at the entrance to churches. The custom of placing a fountain or cistern in the *atrium of churches, for

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fountain

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 498 words.

A decorated water outlet or projection. In antiquity fountains were endowed with mystical and medicinal qualities, and were often dedicated

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fountain

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 74 words.

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A fountain was originally used to mean a natural spring of water rather than an artificial one, and comes

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Fountain

Paul Stephenson.

in The Serpent Column

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Greek and Roman Archaeology. 11914 words.

Surveys the known serpentine fountains of Medieval Constantinople, and relates tales of fantastic fountains from Byzantium and further afield, including at the court of Mongke Khan. Studies...

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Fountain

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A jet or spring of water around which an architectural or sculptural structure has been built. It is either free-standing or built into a wall. Historically fountains have served many ...

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fountain

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

A natural spring of flowing water, as opposed to a well or a cistern. Fountains are numerous in upper Galilee. They offer security (Isa. 41: 17–18) and are pictured as among the blessings...

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in Grove Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 72 words.

Record company and label founded in 1971 by Ron Jewson and Norman Stevens to reissue vintage jazz on LP, with John R. T. Davies in charge of the restoration and transfer of material on the...

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