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1) illumination, in art. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Early IlluminationThe earliest known illustrated rolls come from Egypt; they include the oldest example, the Ramesseum Papyrus (c.1980 B.C.) and fragments from the...

2) manuscript illumination. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...manuscript illumination, see illumination, in art....

3) illumination, in physics. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...illumination, in physics, in physics: see lighting; photometry....

4) airglow. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The energy in the form of visible light is derived from the sun's ultraviolet light, which ionizes atoms and dissociates molecules at heights between 40 and 200 mi...

5) scene design and stage lighting. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...See also drama, Western; Asian drama; theater; directing; acting. 2 Ancient GreeceThe Greek open-air theater was first a circular, flat orchestra pit located in the...

6) photometry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Photometric Units of MeasurementThe intensity of electric lights is commonly given as so many candlepower, i.e., so many times the intensity of a standard candle....

7) lamp. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Egypt and the Middle East saucerlike terra-cotta lamps were early known. In Greece torches were supplemented in the 6th cent. B.C. with pottery and metal lamps. The...

8) Pucelle, Jean. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French manuscript illuminator. Master of a celebrated workshop in Paris during the 1320s, Pucelle produced a masterpiece of illumination and a stylistic landmark...

9) candle, cylinder of wax or tallow. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The evidence of ancient writings is not conclusive as to the history of the candle; words translated "candle" may have meant "torch" or "lamp," and the "candlestick"...

10) miniature painting. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Among the earliest European masters of this latter art were Holbein the Younger, Jean Clouet, and Jean Fouquet. English masters famous for their miniatures in the...

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