10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «APODYTERIUM»
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Verbomania: Experiencing the National Spelling Bee
“Apodyterium. May I have the definition repeated, please?” He wrote rapidly with
his finger on his placard as Dr. Bailly spoke. “A dressing room in an ancient
Greek or Roman bath or gymnasium; as in, 'It was always a challenge to tell
A DICTIONARY OF GREEK AND ROMAN ANTIQUITIES
... a spacious hall with •eats, is in the middle, and by one third longer than broad.
On the right is the Coryceum (G), perhaps the same room which in other cases
was called Apodyterium ; then came the Conisterium (H), adjoining ; and next to ...
The greater number were of terra-cotta, some had an impression of the graces on
them, and others the figure of Harpocrates, — both of inferior execution. The
ceiling of this passage is decorated with stars. The apodyterium has three seats,
G. Clarke, William Clarke (architect.), Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), 1836
Arts and Sciences: Or, Fourth Division of "The English ...
... Watcrclosct ; 1 2, Entrance from the Street of Fortune ; 13, Passage leading into
the Apodyterium ; 14, Apodyterium ; 15, Seats; 16, Passage leading to the street;
17,' Entrance from the Street of the Arch; 18, Wardrobe; 19, Frigidarium ; 20, ...
The Archaeology of the Holy Land: From the Destruction of ...
The first room in the bath house was the apodyterium or dressing room, where
guests undressed before proceeding tothe baths. The wallsof the apodyterium
were decorated with Second PompeianStyle wallpaintings, and the floorwas
The Roman Gaze: Vision, Power, and the Body
In the baths, in contrast, the viewer has to enter the apodyterium, where the wall
decoration lacks figural elements and pictures, proceed to the back of the room,
find a numbered box sitting on the wooden shelf, undress, and place his or her ...
The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of ...
9, Oecus or exhedra ; 10, Passage leading out of the baths; 11, Wntcrcloset ; 12,
Entrance from the street of Fortune ; 13, Passage leading into the Apodyterium ;
14, Apodytorium ; 15, Scats ; IB, Passage leading to the street; 17, Entrance from
The Antijacobin Review: And Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ...
The Romans srequently called it by the generic name Apodyterium, but
sometimes Sjiolia- rium, TeptJarium, Ætium,&.c. ... Trpidarium to the Apodyterium,
it was like taking a part lor the whole; sor TehiHar'mm signisied the warm quality
of the ...
Archaeology and the New Testament
14 14 4 cluded separate facilities for men and women.22 Each facility contained
a dressing room (apodyterium) where the bathers undressed and stored their
garments in bins, usually above benches. Then there was a series of rooms,
Travels in Europe, for the Use of Travellers on the ...
The Apodyterium, or Great Hall, where the bathers undressed and dressed
themselves, was in the centre of the Baths, which seem to have consisted of eight
apartments; four being on one side of the Apodyterium, and four on the other :—
4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «APODYTERIUM»
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Trio climb over Pompeii's walls to enact their sexual fantasies in …
Experts say six frescoes in the apodyterium or changing room of the Pompeii bath house offer an "erotic catalogue" of the era and many of the ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Aug 14»
50 shades of Pompeii?
The apodyterium (changing-room) of these baths had once been decorated with erotic scenes, displayed in numbered boxes. There has been ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Mar 13»
A Red-Letter Day at National Spelling Bee: Kan. Student Is First, Va …
But Sidharth misspelled "apodyterium," a dressing room in an ancient Greek or Roman bath, in an early championship round. He buried his ... «Washington Post, May 09»
Seneca Falls speller falls to 'derriengue' in national bee finals
He misspelled "apodyterium." Organizers estimate 11 million schoolchildren began the competition. Eleven -- four boys and seven girls ... «The Post-Standard - Syracuse.com, May 09»