Exonarthex

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  • exonarthex — |eksō+ noun Etymology: exo + narthex : the outer narthex of a church having two narthexes; sometimes : the whole atrium compare esonarthex * * * /ek soh nahr theks/, n. a covered walk, vestibule, or narthex situated before a narthex; an outer… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Exonarthex — Narthex Narthex et autre parties d une église Le narthex est l entrée de l église, un espace intermédiaire avant d accéder à la nef (intérieur). Il peut être au devant du portail, ou entre le portail et la nef (Vézelay). Il était prévu pour… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • exonarthex — /ek soh nahr theks/, n. a covered walk, vestibule, or narthex situated before a narthex; an outer narthex. [1840 50; EXO + NARTHEX] * * * …   Universalium

  • exonarthex — noun The space anterior to the narthex of a church, sometimes roofed over as with a porch, but more often an enclosed courtyard; in antiquity, the courtyard where catechumens were permitted to be close to the Eucharist, but forbidden to see it… …   Wiktionary

  • exonarthex — exo·narthex …   English syllables

  • Kloster Hilandar — Das Kloster Hilandar [xilandar] (serbisch Манастир Хиландар/Manastir Hilandar, gelegentlich auch Chilandar transkribiert; griechisch Μονή Χιλανδαρίου [ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chora Church — Front view of Chora Church …   Wikipedia

  • Vefa Kilise Mosque — Vefa Kilise Camii The mosque (right) and the exonarthex (left) viewed from the south. Basic information Location Istanbul, Turkey Geographic coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Narthex — For the plant known in antiquity as narthex, see Ferula communis. Plan of a Western cathedral, with the narthex shown in grey …   Wikipedia

  • Voroneţ Monastery — Voroneţ is a monastery in Romania, located in the town of Gura Humorului, Moldavia. It is one of the famous painted monasteries from southern Bukovina, now in Suceava County. Between May and September 1488, Stephen III of Moldavia (known as… …   Wikipedia

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