Definition of Pronaoi

1. Noun. (plural of pronaos) ¹



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Definition of Pronaoi

1. pronaos [n] - See also: pronaos

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pronaoi

promulges
promulging
promuscis
promwear
promycelium
promyelinating
promyelination
promyelinations
promyelocyte
promyelocytes
promyelocytic
promyeloid
promythia
promythium
pronaoi (current term)
pronaos
pronaoses
pronase
pronases
pronatalism
pronatalisms
pronatalist
pronatalists
pronate
pronated
pronates
pronating
pronation
pronations

Literary usage of Pronaoi

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1. Masterpieces of Greek Sculpture: A Series of Essays on the History of Art by Adolf Furtwängler (1895)
"459) refutes Klein'* hypothesis that the two statues (called pronaoi) were necessarily contemporary in dale. 5 The original was, to judge by the replicas, ..."

2. The Life of the Ancient Greeks: With Special Reference to Athens by Charles Burton Gulick (1902)
"Besides many altars—one, for example, in front of this temple of Nike—statues and votive offerings everywhere, set up by grateful devotees in the pronaoi or ..."

3. The Life of the Ancient Greeks: With Special Reference to Athens by Charles Burton Gulick (1902)
"J Besides many altars—one, for example, in front of this temple of Nike—statues and votive offerings everywhere, set up by grateful devotees in the pronaoi ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"In the pronaoi were inscribed tha maxims of the Seven Sages of Greece; in the fella vu the sacred hearth with a perpetual fire and the ..."

5. The Life of the Greeks and Romans: Described from Antique Monuments by Ernst Karl Guhl, W. Koner (1902)
"The entrances to the two divisions of the celia lay toward east and west respectively ; the entrance to them was through pronaoi, formed by ..."

6. Rural Homes: Or, Sketches of Houses Suited to American Country Life, with by Gervase Wheeler (1853)
"But the said lovers claim a superiority often for constructive skill also,—pointing to the Pyramids and the pronaoi of Egypt as structures beyond the ..."

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