cyzicenus

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek, Κυζικηνός‎.

Adjective[edit]

cyzicenus

  1. (architecture) Cyzicene. An architectural term given by Vitruvius to the large hall ("ecus cyzicenus"), used by the Ancient Greeks, which faced the north, with a prospect towards the gardens; the windows of this hall opened down to the ground, so that the green verdure could be seen by those lying on the couches.

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References[edit]

  • Sturgis, Russel. Cyzicene Hall, in A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical,... MacMillan Co.:1901.[1]