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Diocletian window


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Semicircular opening (usually a window) subdivided by two plain mullions into three compartments. Named after its use in the thermae (baths) of Diocletian, Rome (ad 306), its alternative name is a thermal window, commonly found in Palladian and Neo-Classical architecture.

Diocletianorthermal window

Subjects: Architecture.


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