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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

[Ge]

Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Neapolis (ii)

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). 455 words.

Italian city on the Bay of Naples, overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, to the west of Mt Vesuvius. The city

Puteoli

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). 1150 words.

Site of ancient Roman city on the Bay of Naples, Italy, 12 km west of Naples. It was

Capreae

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). 561 words.

Island in the Bay of Naples, Italy. Its name is derived from the ancient Greek for ‘boar’. The island

Carthage

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). 1717 words.

Ruined city on the North African coast at the end of a narrow peninsula pointing into the Bay of Tunis.

Cumae

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). 575 words.

Greek colony on the Bay of Naples in southern Italy, which flourished from the 8th century bc until around

Ionia

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). 1191 words.

Ancient region covering the central part of the west coast of Asia Minor (modern Turkey) from the Bay of

Pithekoussai

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). 312 words.

[Lat. Aenaria; It. Ischia].

Largest island in the Bay of Naples. Strabo (Geography V.iv.9) recorded that Pithekoussai was

Naples

Diane Favro, Roberto Coroneo, Riccardo Lattuada, Ronald G. Musto, Riccardo Lattuarda, Candace J. Adelson, Annamaria Giusti, Clare Le Corbeiller, C. Bruzelius and Giovanna Cassese.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Greek and Roman Art. 20855 words.

[Napoli]

Italian city. The largest and most important city in South Italy, Naples is situated on the Bay of Naples, overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, to the west of Mt Vesuvius....

Pliny family

Bettina Bergmann and Dominic Montserrat.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Greek and Roman Art. 6598 words.

Roman family of writers.

(b Comum [now Como, Italy], ad 23 or 24; d Bay of Naples, Aug 24, 79).

He was the author of the encyclopedic Natural History in 37 books, of...

Populonia

Tom Rasmussen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art. 706 words.

[Etrus. Pupluna]

Italian village situated on a promontory c. 15 km north of the port of Piombino. In ancient times Populonia was an Etruscan city and the only major Etruscan...

Puteoli

R. J. A. Wilson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art. 1169 words.

[now Pozzuoli]

Site of ancient Roman city on the Bay of Naples, Italy, 12 km west of Naples. It was founded in a volatile volcanic region c. 520 bc as the Greek settlement of...

Pithekoussai

David Ridgway.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art. 333 words.

[Lat. Aenaria; It. Ischia]

Largest island in the Bay of Naples. Strabo (Geography V.iv.9) recorded that Pithekoussai was settled by Eretrians and Chalkidians from Euboea, and...

Cumae

David Ridgway.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art. 570 words.

Greek colony on the Bay of Naples in southern Italy, which flourished from the 8th century bc until around 300 bc. It was the oldest and most northerly Greek settlement on the Italian...

Capreae

R. J. A. Wilson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; Greek and Roman Art. 527 words.

[now Capri]

Island in the Bay of Naples, Italy. Its name is derived from the ancient Greek for ‘boar’. The island remained insignificant until the emperor Augustus (reg 30 bcnull...

Kato Zakros

J. Lesley Fitton.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art; Prehistoric Art. 960 words.

Minoan palace and town in Crete that flourished in the Neo-Palatial period (c. 1650–c. 1425 bc). The smallest of the Minoan palaces, Kato Zakros lies at the edge of a very small...

Gournia

Gerald Cadogan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art; Prehistoric Art. 854 words.

Site in eastern Crete, near the northern end of the Ierapetra Isthmus. Set on a low spur overlooking the Bay of Mirabello, it was occupied from Early Minoan (em) ii till Late Minoan (lmnull...

Miletos

Wolfgang Müller-Wiener.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 1478 words.

Site on the west coast of Turkey, near the mouth of the River Meander (now Bügük Menderes). The city flourished under the Greeks and the Romans from the 5th century bc to the 3rd...

Kea

R. L. N. Barber.

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; Greek and Roman Art; Prehistoric Art. 1118 words.

[Keos; Ceos; Zea]

Greek island at the north-western extremity of the Aegean Cyclades. It has several Bronze Age sites, by far the most important of which, in terms of both...

Kommos

J. Lesley Fitton.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art; Prehistoric Art. 852 words.

[Komos]

Minoan harbour town that flourished c. 2050–c. 1250 bc, and Greek sanctuary that flourished c. 1025–c. 100 ad, on the Bay of Mesara in southern Crete, some 8 km...

Lerna

Carol Zerner.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art; Prehistoric Art. 1022 words.

Prehistoric coastal site in the Argolid, Greece, that flourished from the Neolithic period to the Late Bronze Age. It is located at the modern village of Myloi on the western shore of the...