Roman arch

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a round arch drawn from a single center

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In Tyre, the main actions shall address problems in: a- Tyre city site: the mosaics of the "grande allA'e", some parts of the roman baths; and b- Tyre Bass site: the Roman arch, the Monumental tomb, the Columbarium, the church with garden.
Bei Dao, my friend, the time has come to look beyond the Roman arch of the aching past.
In ancient Rome, when the scaffolding was removed from a completed Roman arch, the law read that the Roman engineer who built the arch had to stand beneath it.
You'll notice one architectural unit is absolutely everywhere: the Roman arch. The early Benedictine houses appropriated that arch and made it so dominant that the cathedral style that followed is called Romanesque.
Sure, there was the time she was doing a dinner theater production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" on Long Island when bulky Brian Dennehy (`Cocoon,' `Presumed Innocent') got a Roman arch stuck on his back.
Dominating the stage was a stone Roman arch, now fissured, revealing the collapse of the perfect balance of forces inherent in that form.
This is unthinkable stuff, because this means stopping the fundamental social function of psychiatry, which is partly to relieve society, families, physicians of unwanted people and partly to "prevent suicide." "Dangerousness to self": This to me is the keystone in the Roman arch. Until it is knocked out, it's impossible to destroy the edifice.
Pointed arches could support a much greater weight and, therefore, a much larger structure than could horizontal beams placed upon columns or placed upon the round or semi-circular Roman arch. Horizontal beams cause the entire weight of the building to be placed directly upon those columns.
I find the Roman arch decorations at the beginning of each essay ugly.
The Diva design features a square corner, raised panel door style with satin-white thermofoil finish, while the Adagio features solid maple doors with Roman Arch, matching end panels and is finished in natural and pearl.
Rene Javellana, SJ, described the chapel's dome and the three gates which used a Roman arch with a semicircular arch above as Romanesque or Baroque.
The photograph is completed by the Roman arch at Tyre and the ruins of Byblos and Anjar.
He indicated to the Straight Street in the old city of Damascus and its design shops, Wi-Fi cafes and stylish hangouts, as well as the artsy mall opened this year in a 17th-century mansion which is filled with cool shops and galleries.Sherwood went on saying that there is a stylish new restaurant across from the Roman Arch under carved wood ceilings and soaring archways whose visitors come from all over the world.He pointed out to the Umayyad Mosque which was built in the early eighth century and its vast rectangular structure celebrated for its green and gold mosaics, and for the Islamic figures buried there.
For city-break culture vultures there's centuries of history to discover, including a Roman arch and bridge, and the pristinely preserved remains of a surgeon's house from the 4th century.
It's quite a big place, but easy to navigate thanks to the presence of notable landmarks like the cathedral, the impressive old Roman arch, the town hall and the swish Place Drouet d'Erlon - a bar and restaurant heaven.