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  • 161 James Wyatt — This article refers to the English architect. For the game designer, see James Wyatt (game designer) .:distinguish|James WattJames Wyatt RA (August 3 1746 – September 4 1813), was an English architect, a rival of Robert Adam in the neoclassical… …

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  • 162 List of architectural vaults — The following is a list of arched structures known in architecture as vaults.* Ambulatory vault – the covered portion of the covered passage around a cloister. Often written in the context of an ambulatory vault mosaic. * Annular vault – A Barrel …

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  • 163 Culture of ancient Rome — Julius Caesar, from the bust in the British Museum, in Cassell s History of England (1902). Ancient Roman culture existed throughout the almost 1200 year history of the …

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  • 164 Detroit Institute of Arts — Established 1885 Location 5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan …

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  • 165 Topic outline of classical studies — Classical studies, or Classics for short, is the earliest branch of the Humanities, and covers the languages, literature, history, art, and other cultural aspects of the ancient Mediterranean world. The field focuses primarily on, but is not… …

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  • 166 List of Dewey Decimal classes — The Dewey Decimal Classification is a system of library classification made up of ten classes, each divided into ten divisions, each having ten sections (although there are only 99 of 100 divisions and 908 of 999 sections in total, as some are no …

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  • 167 Heaton Park — Heaton Park, covering an area variously reported as convert|600|acre|km2|1, [http://www.manchestergalleries.org/our other venues/heaton hall/venue hire/ Retrieved 2007 10 13] convert|640|acre|km2|1, [http://www.manchester.gov.uk/site/scripts/news …

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  • 168 Tourism in metropolitan Detroit — Cranbrook Art Museum and educational community (top left) in Bloomfield Hills and The Henry Ford (top center) in Dearborn are National Historic Landmarks. Tourism in metropolitan Detroit, Michigan is a significant factor for the region s culture… …

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  • 169 Tourism in Croatia — A portion of the Walls of Dubrovnik that have protected a maritime city state of Dubrovnik one of Croatia s most popular tourist destinations …

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  • 170 Coffer — For other uses, see Coffer (disambiguation). Coffering on the ceiling of the Pantheon, Rome A coffer (or coffering) in architecture, is a sunken panel in the shape of a square, rectangle, or octagon in a ceiling, soffit or vault …

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  • 171 ARCH —    The arch was invented around 2500 BC in the Indus Valley of ancient India. It is a curved structure that rests on posts or walls and allows for the spanning of an architectural space. Prior to the use of the arch, the post and lintel structure …

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  • 172 Roman engineering — Origins The Romans are generally famous for their advanced engineering accomplishments, although some of their own inventions were improvements on older ideas, concepts and inventions. Technology for bringing running water into cities was… …

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  • 173 Library of Celsus — The library of Celsus was built for Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus and completed in AD 135 in Ephesus, Asia Minor (Anatolia) (now Turkey). Celsus’ son, Gaius Julius Aquila (consul AD 110), built the library in honor of his father who was… …

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  • 174 art — art1 /ahrt/, n. 1. the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance. 2. the class of objects subject to aesthetic criteria; works of art… …

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  • 175 pendant — pendanted, adj. pendantlike, adj. /pen deuhnt/, n. Also pendent. 1. a hanging ornament, as an earring or the main piece suspended from a necklace. 2. an ornament suspended from a roof, vault, or ceiling. 3. a hanging electrical lighting fixture;… …

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  • 176 Pompeii — /pom pay , pay ee/, n. an ancient city in SW Italy, on the Bay of Naples: it was buried along with Herculaneum by an eruption of nearby Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79; much of the city has been excavated. * * * Ancient city, southern Italy, southeast… …

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  • 177 theatre, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of the Western theatre from its origins in pre Classical antiquity to the present.       For a discussion of drama as a literary form, see dramatic literature and the articles on individual national literatures.… …

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  • 178 Apollo — This article is about the Greek and Roman god. For other uses, see Apollo (disambiguation) and Phoebus (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Phobos (mythology). Apollo …

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  • 179 Parma — Infobox CityIT img coa = Parma Stemma.png official name = Comune di Parma region = Emilia Romagna province = Parma (PR) elevation m = 55 image caption=Ponte Verdi in Parma by night. area total km2 = 260 population as of = December 31, 2007… …

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  • 180 Pisa — Infobox CityIT img coa = Pisa Stemma.png official name = it. Comune di Pisa name = Pisa region = Toscana province = Pisa (PI) elevation m = 4 area total km2 = 185 population as of = December 31, 2005 population total = 90482 population density… …

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