Propylaea
Propylaeum Prop`y*l[ae]"um, n.; pl. {Propyl[ae]a}. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? before + ? a gate.] (Anc. Classical Arch.) Any court or vestibule before a building or leading into any inclosure. [1913 Webster]

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  • Propylaea — PROPYLAEA, æ, Gr. Προπυλαία, ας, ein Beynamen der Diana, unter welchem sie nebst dem Triptolem und dem Vater Neptun einen Tempel zu Eleusis hatte. Pausan. Att. c. 38. p. 71 …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • PROPYLAEA — Graece προπύλαια seu πυλεὼν, vestibula erant, seu ingressus templi adeoque post Pronaum, in Aedibus sacris Gentilium, et post Narthecem, in Christianorum. In Graecorum enim Aedibus sacris haec erant, Pronaus, primum πρόδομος, deinde Προπύλαια,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Propylaea — A Propylaea, Propylea or Propylaia (in Greek mdash; Προπυλαια) is any monumental gateway based on the original Propylaea that serves as the entrance to the Acropolis in Athens. The word propylaea ( propylaeum is the Latin version) is the union of …   Wikipedia

  • Propylaea (sculpture) — Propylaea is a sculpture/fountain on the Maumee River, in downtown Toledo, Ohio.AboutIn the early 1980s, Owens Illinois was building their new world headquarters at One SeaGate. As a gift to the city, the company commissioned Dimitri Hadzi to… …   Wikipedia

  • Propylaea (Munich) — The Propylaea (German: Propyläen ) is a gate in Munich at the west side of Koenigsplatz. History The building constructed in Doric order was completed by Leo von Klenze in 1862 and evoke the monumental entrance of the Propylaea for the Athenian… …   Wikipedia

  • Propylaea quatuordecimpunctata — Vierzehnpunkt Marienkäfer Vierzehnpunkt Marienkäfer (Propylea quatuordecimpunctata) Systematik Klasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ПРОПИЛЕИ —    • Propylaea,          Προπύλαια, см. Attica, Аттика, 9, и Architecti, Архитекторы, 4 …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

  • Athens — /ath inz/, n. 1. Greek, Athenai. a city in and the capital of Greece, in the SE part. 885,136. 2. Greater, a metropolitan area comprising the city of Athens, Piraeus, and several residential suburbs. 2,530,000. 3. a city in N Georgia. 42,549. 4.… …   Universalium

  • propylaeum — /prop euh lee euhm/, n., pl. propylaea / lee euh/. Often, propylaea. a vestibule or entrance to a temple area or other enclosure, esp. when elaborate or of architectural importance. Also, propylon. [1700 10; < L < Gk propýlaion gateway, n. use of …   Universalium

  • Acropolis of Athens — Infobox World Heritage Site Name = Acropolis of Athens State Party = GRE Type = Cultural Criteria = i, ii, iii, iv, vi ID = 404 Link = Region = Europe Coordinates = coord|37.971421|N|23.736166|E Year = 1987 Session = 11th Extension = Danger = The …   Wikipedia

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