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Definition of Propylaeum
1. [n -LAEA]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Propylaeum
Literary usage of Propylaeum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1818)
"... Plague— Walls of the City—its antient splendour—Citadel— Torso—propylaeum of the Hippodrome—Caryatides — Rotunda—Situation of the Hippodrome—St. Sophia— ..."
2. Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom by Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) (1829)
"The situation of this temple on the platform of the propylaeum, seems to leave little doubt that it was the temple of Minerva Propylaea. ..."
3. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography by William Smith (1856)
"At a distance of 50 feet from the propylaeum was the north-eastern angle of the inner inclosure (plan, 6, 6, 4), which was in shape an irregular pentagon. ..."
4. Troja: Results of the Latest Researches and Discoveries on the Site of Homer by Heinrich Schliemann, Archibald Henry Sayce (1884)
"Ground plan of the Roman propylaeum in its present state .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 208 No. ... Entablature and capital of the Roman propylaeum .. 209 No. 120. ..."