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A room inside or partly inside the roof of a building. The architectural term originated in the late 17th century, meaning a small Order (column or entablature) above a taller one. When spelt with a capital ‘A’ it describes anything relating to Attica, the region of eastern Greece in which Athens is situated, and often, by extension, to classical Greece in general.

Subjects: Architecture — Art.


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