Definition of Greco-roman architecture
1. Noun. Architecture influenced by the ancient Greeks or Romans.
Examples of category: Cyma, Cymatium
Generic synonyms: Architectural Style, Style Of Architecture, Type Of Architecture
Specialized synonyms: Greek Architecture, Roman Architecture
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Literary usage of Greco-roman architecture
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Arts in the Middle Ages, and at the Period of the Renaissance by P. L. Jacob, James Dafforne (1870)
"... characterises the Greco-Roman architecture. But the Christians, in separating or breaking up the arcade, in abandoning the use of the ancient orders, ..."
2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... cyma, and astragal at the top of an Egyptian wall, lint strictly speaking it is a term to designate in Greco-Roman architecture the horizontal mass . ..."
3. Architecture as a Branch of Aesthetic, Psychologically Treated by Denton Jaques Snider (1905)
"The primal architectural act of Hellas, which opens the whole sweep of Greco-Roman Architecture, ..."
4. East of the Jordan: A Record of Travel and Observation in the Countries of by Selah Merrill (1881)
"... as in that of the south, we notice the appearance of new principles, of which the effect has been to transform profoundly the Greco-Roman architecture, ..."