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Prothesis

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Christian Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 31 words.

Quadriporticus

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Christian Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 21 words.

Screens passage

Francis Woodman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 578 words.

In a medieval hall, a barrier between the interior of the hall and its many entrances. It is practically unknown outside England. The development of the screens passage is linked to...

Solar

Francis Woodman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 605 words.

In medieval English domestic architecture, a private chamber, usually raised, and normally adjoining the hall. The word may originally have been connected with sunlight, and solars are...

Stripwork

Francis Woodman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 367 words.

Type of architectural decoration practised in western Europe c. 800–1050. Stripwork was executed in stone, using thin slabs embedded c. 300 mm into a surface material to form...

Thick-wall structure

Sarah Ferguson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 991 words.

Wall composed of two outer skins of ashlar, enclosing a rubble core supporting a passage through the thickness of the wall; it can also be called a double wall, or a thick-wall passage....

Tracery

Allan M. Brodie and Nicola Coldstream.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Art; Christian Art. 2562 words.

Stone framework to hold sheets of glass in place within a window opening. Tracery is a particularly characteristic feature of Gothic architecture, appearing first in the late 12th...

Trumeau

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 32 words.