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1) Gabbatha. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Gabbatha, (gabīth) (KEY) , in the New Testament, yard or porch where Pilate sat in judgment on Jesus....

2) stoa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek architecture, an extended, roofed colonnade on a street or square. Early examples consisted of a simple open-fronted shed or porch with a roof sloping from...

3) Sluter, Claus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Flemish sculptor, probably of Dutch extraction, active in Burgundy. Under Philip the Bold of Burgundy he had charge of the sculptural works for the porch of the Chartreuse...

4) Stoicism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Zeno of Citium (in Cyprus) c.300 B.C. The first Stoics were so called because they met in the Stoa Poecile [Gr.,=painted porch], at Athens, a colonnade near the Agora,...

5) naos. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek temple, enclosed within walls and generally surrounded by colonnaded porticoes. In it stood the statue of the deity to whom the temple was consecrated. The...

6) Polygnotus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Capture of Troy and Descent of Odysseus to Hades in the Cnidian Lesche or clubhouse at Delphi and the Fall of Troy in the Painted Porch, Athens. He is credited with...

7) Zeno of Citium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek philosopher, founder of Stoicism. He left Cyprus and went to Athens, where he studied under the Cynics, whose teachings left an important impression on his...

8) Tolstaya, Tatyana. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Russian short-story writer. Increasingly recognized as one of the major European writers of the postwar generation, Tolstaya is Leo Tolstoy's great-grandniece. Reflecting...

9) Alencon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sarthe and Briante rivers. A commercial center in a fertile farm area, it is particularly noted for its fine lace work, an industry which dates from the 17th cent....

10) caryatid. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The motif appeared in Egyptian and Greek architecture; the most celebrated example extant is the Porch of the Caryatids, forming part of the Erechtheum. Here six...

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