lapidary inscription

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English-Russian architecture dictionary. 2015.

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  • lapidary — [lap′ə der΄ē] n. pl. lapidaries [ME lapidarie < LL lapidarius < L, of stones < lapis (gen. lapidis), a stone, akin to Gr lepas, ult.? < IE base * lep : see LEPER] 1. a person who cuts, polishes, and engraves precious stones 2. the art …   English World dictionary

  • Lapidary — A lapidary (the word means concerned with stones ) is an artisan who practices the craft of working, forming and finishing stone, mineral, gemstones, and other suitably durable materials (amber, shell, jet, pearl, copal, coral, horn and bone,… …   Wikipedia

  • lapidary style — ▪ calligraphy       in calligraphy, style of lettering characteristically used for inscription in marble or other stone by chisel strokes, as, for example, on Trajan s Column in the Forum at Rome. The words of the inscription may be painted upon… …   Universalium

  • Martialis (P. Aelius) — was a Roman soldier of the mid 3rd century AD. He is known to us from a lapidary inscription on his sarcophagus dating from the early 260s found at Aquincum (i.e. Budapest) in the Roman province of Pannonia Inferior. This was dedicated to… …   Wikipedia

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  • Scribal abbreviation — Sigla redirects here. For the village in Poland, see Sigła. Text sample from an early 15th century Bible manuscript. Scribal abbreviations (sigla [plural], siglum and sigil [singular]) are the abbreviations used by ancient and mediæval scribes… …   Wikipedia

  • Paul, Cornwall — Paul is a village and civil parish in the Penwith district of Cornwall. The village itself falls within the current boundaries of the civic parish of Penzance, however there is a separate Paul parish council which is responsible for the… …   Wikipedia

  • John Boson (writer) — John Boson (1655 1730) was a writer in the Cornish language. The son of Nicholas Boson, he was born in Paul, Cornwall. He taught Cornish to William Gwavas. His works in Cornish include an epitaph for the language scholar John Keigwin, and the… …   Wikipedia

  • ALPHABET, HEBREW — The origin of alphabetic script has always been a subject of human curiosity. According to Greek mythology, script was brought to Greece from Phoenicia. This tradition was accepted by the Greek and Roman writers, some of whom developed it even… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • alphabet — /al feuh bet , bit/, n. 1. the letters of a language in their customary order. 2. any system of characters or signs with which a language is written: the Greek alphabet. 3. any such system for representing the sounds of a language: the phonetic… …   Universalium


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