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  • 161Abhisamayalankara — The IAST|Abhisamaya alaṅkāra ( Ornament of/for Clear Realization [s] ), abbreviated AA, is one of five Sanskrit language Mahāyāna Buddhist scriptures which Maitreya a Buddha or bodhisattva (the point is somewhat controversial) is said to have… …

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  • 162Bridges of the Merritt Parkway — The 69 original bridges of the Merritt Parkway were designed by George L. Dunkelberger. Each bridge had a unique design that represented various 1930s architectural styles, such as Art Deco, Art Moderne, French Renaissance, Gothic, Neoclassicism …

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  • 163Prudential (Guaranty) Building (Buffalo, New York) — Infobox nrhp | name =Prudential (Guaranty) Building nrhp type = nhl caption = Prudential (Guaranty) Building. The three zones of Sullivan s design are visible in the large open windows of the ground zone, the thin vertical elements of the office… …

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  • 164Stilfragen — Stilfragen: Grundlegungen zu einer Geschichte der Ornamentik is a book by the Austrian art historian Alois Riegl. It was published in Berlin in 1893. The English translation renders the title as Problems of style: foundations for a history of… …

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  • 165South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 166Northern Mannerism — Bartholomeus Spranger, Hercules, Deianira and Nessus, 1580 85 Northern Mannerism is the term in European art history for the versions of Mannerism practiced in the visual arts north of the Alps in the 16th and early 17th century …

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  • 167List of ornaments — Ornaments are a frequent embellishment to music. Sometimes different symbols represent the same ornament, or vice versa. Different ornament names can refer to an ornament from a specific area or time period. Understanding these ornaments is… …

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  • 168Mausoleum des Theoderich — Westseite des Mausoleums des Theoderich im Theoderich Park (Parco di Teodorico) von Ravenna …

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  • 169art and architecture, Mesopotamian — Introduction       the art and architecture of the ancient Mesopotamian civilizations.       The name Mesopotamia has been used with varying connotations by ancient writers. If, for convenience, it is to be considered synonymous with the modern… …

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  • 170Sullivan, Louis — ▪ American architect Introduction in full  Louis Henry Sullivan  born September 3, 1856, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. died April 14, 1924, Chicago, Illinois  American architect, regarded as the spiritual father of modern American architecture… …

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  • 171Form follows function — is a principle associated with modern architecture and industrial design in the 20th century. The principle is that the shape of a building or object should be primarily based upon its intended function or purpose. Wainwright Building by Louis… …

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  • 172Claude Fayette Bragdon — (August 1, 1866 – 1946) was an American architect, writer, and stage designer based in Rochester, New York, up to World War I, then in New York City. The designer of Rochester’s New York Central Railroad terminal (1909–13) and Chamber of… …

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  • 173Madhyamākalaṃkāra — Madhyamakalamkara (Sanskrit) Madhyamākalaṃkāra (IAST) (8th century CE) is a Buddhist text held to have been originally composed in Sanskrit by Śāntarakṣita (725–788)[1] but extant in Tibetan. The Tibetan text was translated from the Sanskrit by… …

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  • 174Adorn — A*dorn , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adorned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adorning}.] [OE. aournen, anournen, adornen, OF. aorner, fr. L. aaornare; ad + ornare to furnish, embellish. See {Adore}, {Ornate}.] To deck or dress with ornaments; to embellish; to set… …

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  • 175Adorned — Adorn A*dorn , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adorned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adorning}.] [OE. aournen, anournen, adornen, OF. aorner, fr. L. aaornare; ad + ornare to furnish, embellish. See {Adore}, {Ornate}.] To deck or dress with ornaments; to embellish; to… …

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  • 176Adorning — Adorn A*dorn , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adorned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adorning}.] [OE. aournen, anournen, adornen, OF. aorner, fr. L. aaornare; ad + ornare to furnish, embellish. See {Adore}, {Ornate}.] To deck or dress with ornaments; to embellish; to… …

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  • 177Sutton Hoo — restored). Although based on helmets of the spangenhelm type, the immediate comparisons are with contemporary Vendel Age helmets from eastern Sweden.] Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, is the site of two Anglo Saxon cemeteries of the… …

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  • 178Chaugaon — Gotane   village   Indicator Board outside the village …

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  • 179Cars (video game) — Infobox VG title = Cars caption = Nintendo DS version cover art developer = THQ#Rainbow Studios Pacific Coast Power Light (PSP) Capybara Games (Mobile) publisher = THQ designer = engine = version = released =PS2, PSP, GameCube, Nintendo DS GBA… …

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  • 180plateresque — /plat euh resk /, adj. (sometimes cap.) noting or pertaining to a 16th century style of Spanish architecture characterized by profuse applications of delicate low relief Renaissance ornament to isolated parts of building exteriors. [1835 45; < Sp …

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