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The Power of Assyria at Its Zenith; Esarhaddon and Assur-Bani-Pal
... we come upon a monument resembling the facade of a house or temple cut out of the
virgin rock; it consists of a low triangular pediment, surmounted by a double ...
/.../chapter iithe power of assyria 2.htm

The History and Life of the Reverend Doctor John Tauler
... Hardened to stony plinths, he raised his eyes. O'er broad façade and lofty
pediment,. O'er architrave, and frieze, and sainted niche,. ...
/.../the history and life of the reverend doctor john tauler/title page.htm

Fifth Tractate. That the Intellectual Beings are not Outside the ...
... god manifesting before there is any vision of that other, the Supreme which rests
over all, enthroned in transcendence upon that splendid pediment, the Nature ...
/.../plotinus/the six enneads/fifth tractate that the intellectual.htm

The Maccabees.
... of his father and mother, and their five sons; all covered in by a portico, supported
on seven pillars, the whole of white marble, and the pediment so high ...
// chosen people/lesson xviii the maccabees.htm

The Anointing of Jesus.
... On the Parthenon there were figures placed with their backs hard against the wall
of the pediment; these backs were never seen and were not intended to be seen ...
/.../the expositors bible the gospel of st john vol ii/i the anointing of jesus.htm

Letter xiii. --To the Church at Nicomedia .
... aqueduct to the thirsty, if there is no water in it, even though the symmetrical
disposition of columns [2217] variously shaped rear aloft the pediment [2218 ...
/.../gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/letter xiii to the church at.htm

Of Repentance, of Pardon, and the Commands of God.
... [1269] Quæ summum fastigium imponerent. The phrase properly means to complete a
building by raising the pediment or gable. Hence its figurative use. [See cap. ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap xxiv of repentance of pardon.htm

Pagan Shrines and Temples.
... Danaids; fifty of the sons of Egypt; the Herakles of Lysippos; Augustus with the
attributes of Apollo (a bronze statue fifty feet high); the pediment of the ...
/.../lanciani/pagan and christian rome/chapter ii pagan shrines and.htm

Pagan Cemeteries.
... This excellent work of art, cut in Carrara marble, shows the bust of the
owner in a square niche, above which is a round pediment. ...
/.../lanciani/pagan and christian rome/chapter vi pagan cemeteries.htm

Syria at the Beginning of the Egyptian Conquest
History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 4. <. ...
/.../chapter iisyria at the beginning.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) Originally, in classical architecture, the triangular space forming the gable of a simple roof; hence, a similar form used as a decoration over porticoes, doors, windows, etc.; also, a rounded or broken frontal having a similar position and use. See Temple.
Pediment (1 Occurrence)
... frontal having a similar position and use. See Temple. Multi-Version Concordance
Pediment (1 Occurrence). 2 Kings 16:17 King Ahaz cut ...
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Peel (1 Occurrence)

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Frontal (1 Occurrence)
... 4. (n.) An ornamental band for the hair. 5. (n.) The metal face guard of
a soldier. 6. (n.) A little pediment over a door or window. ...
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Pedigrees (3 Occurrences)

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Athens (5 Occurrences)
... The eastern pediment contained sculptures representing the birth of the goddess
(Elgin Marbles, now in the British Museum), the western depicting her contest ...
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Rome (12 Occurrences)
... The Tarquins summoned Etruscan artisans and artists to Rome, who made from terra
cotta cult statues and a pediment group for the Capitoline temple. ...
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Music (143 Occurrences)
... monuments. There is the large and elaborate kind with a well-developed
sound-box, that served also as a pediment, at its base. This ...
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Bible Concordance
Pediment (1 Occurrence)

2 Kings 16:17 King Ahaz cut off the panels of the bases, and removed the basin from off them, and took down the sea from off the bronze oxen that were under it, and put it on a pavement of stone.
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