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1) Mound Builders. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mound Builders, in North American archaeology, name given to those people who built mounds in a large area from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and from the...

2) chapter house. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Its plan varies, the simplest being a rectangle. At Worcester, England, the Norman builders created a circular chapter house (c.1100), with vaulting springing from...

3) Sinan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Muslim architect, 1489?-1578?. He is regarded as the greatest of Islamic builders, his achievement lying in his solutions to spatial problems in cupola-topped structures....

4) Toltec. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The name in Nahuatl means "master builders." The Toltec formed a warrior aristocracy that gained ascendancy in the Valley of Mexico c.A.D. 900 after the fall of Teotihuacan....

5) cliff dwellers. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Native Americans of the Anasazi culture who were builders of the ancient cliff dwellings found in the canyons and on the mesas of the U.S. Southwest, principally...

6) Zadok. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Founder of a prominent priestly family. 2 One of David's men. 3 Grandfather of Jotham. 4 Sealer of the Covenant. 5 High priest. 6, 7 Builders of the wall. 8 Scribe....

7) Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...British traveler, author, and government official, one of the builders of the modern state of Iraq, grad. Oxford, 1887. From 1899 she journeyed extensively in Persia,...

8) Squier, Ephraim George. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ephraim George, 1821-88, American archaeologist and journalist, b. Bethlehem, Albany co., N.Y. He is noted for his study of the prehistoric Mound Builders of the...

9) entasis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...This device, as used by Greek builders, was of extreme subtlety, the freehand curvature being merely sufficient to guard the contours of the column from any appearance...

10) La Salle, Robert Cavelier, sieur de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French explorer in North America, one of the most celebrated explorers and builders of New France. 1He entered a Jesuit novitiate as a boy but later left the religious...

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