Stillicidium

Stillicidium, a dripping of water from the eaves ("stilla", drop, "cadere", to fall), the term in architecture given by Vitruvius (v. 7) to the dripping eaves of the roof of the Etruscan temple.

Similar dripping eaves existed in most of the Greek Doric temples in contradistinction to the Ionic temples, where the water of the roof was collected in the cymatium or gutter and thrown out through the mouths of lions, whose heads were carved on the cymatium.----


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  • Stillicidĭum — (lat.), 1) das Tröpfeln; S. narĭum, Nasenbluten. S. sanguĭnis, Blutfluß. S. urĭnae, so v.w. Harnwinde, s.u. Harnverhaltung; 2) das Tropfbad, s.u. Bad C) b) bb); 3) die Dachtraufe; Stillicidii servĭtus, s.u. Servitut B) a) cc); 4) das Traufrecht …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Stillicidium — Dryppen …   Danske encyklopædi

  • stillicidium — /stilasid(i)yam/ In the civil law, the drip of water from the eaves of a The servitude stillicidii consists in the right to have the water drip from one s eaves upon the house or ground of another. The term flumen designated the rain water… …   Black's law dictionary

  • stillicidium — A servitude of eavesdrip. See eaves drip …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • stillicidium — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stillicidium lacrimale — Tårvædethed …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Stillicidium narium — Næseblod …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Stillicidium urinæ — Dråbevis urinafgang …   Danske encyklopædi

  • estilicidio — ► sustantivo masculino 1 Caída gota a gota de un líquido destilado o que mana. 2 Líquido recogido al manar o destilar gota a gota. * * * estilicidio (del lat. «stillicidĭum») m. Caída *gota a gota de un líquido destilado o que mana. ⊚ Líquido que …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • eaves-drip — The drip or dropping of water from the eaves of a house on the land of an adjacent owner; the easement of having the water so drip, or the servitude of submitting to such drip; the same as the stillicidium of the Roman law. See drip rights… …   Black's law dictionary

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