Definition of Mosaics
1. Noun. (plural of mosaic) ¹
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Definition of Mosaics
1. mosaic [v] - See also: mosaic
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Literary usage of Mosaics
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In Florence the mosaics of the baptistery commenced in 1225 by Jacobus, ... The mosaics of the twelfth century are remarkable both for their number and the ..."
2. History of Painting by Alfred Woltmann, Karl Woermann, Sidney Colvin (1880)
"mosaics. ROME BEFORE AD 550—Practice of mosaic derived by Early Christian from Pagan art; examples in the catacombs—Mosaic applied to the interior ..."
3. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Comprising the History, Institutions by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"The mosaics which decorate the basilica of St. Apollinaris in Classe belong to ... These mosaics are pronounced by Kugler to be of the highest importance in ..."
4. The Classical Heritage of the Middle Ages by Henry Osborn Taylor (1901)
"mosaics were a well-known mode of decoration. Most common was the use of marble mosaics ... The Romans had used mosaics of this kind for mural decoration, ..."
5. Monuments of the Early Church by Walter Lowrie (1906)
"mosaics In taking up the subject of Christian mosaics we have to do almost ... This is not to say that the Christians made no use of mosaics elsewhere. ..."
6. A Manual of Historic Ornament, Treating Upon the Evolution, Tradition, and by Richard Glazier (1906)
"Many fine Roman mosaics have been found in England, at Ciren- cester, London, Lincoln (fig. 6), Leicester, and at Brading. Magnificent examples of Opus ..."
7. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"The execution of the whole ¡> coar.se. and the design tasteless. We must |лч> rapidly over the remaining Koman mosaics in ..."
8. A History of Architecture in Italy from the Time of Constantine to the Dawn by Charles Amos Cummings (1901)
"mosaics of Aisle Vaults. grapes and flowers, figures of birds and animals, of so classic a character as to have led the older archaeologists to believe the ..."