peribolos


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peribolos

(pəˈrɪbəˌlɒs)
n
1. (Architecture) a colonnade or wall surrounding a Classical temple
2. (Architecture) the court enclosed by such a wall or colonnade
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Found on the east side of the north hill and outside the east peribolos of the acropolis (Sismanidis 1999, p.
Surprising is the inscription of Phocea, which gives a non-Jewess by the name of Tation as The donor of a syn agogue with peribolos (enclosure) (p.
The walls dated to this period and the terrace-fills associated with them were much damaged and displaced by later constructions, but the walls exhibit a decided monumental scale because they defined a terraced peribolos some 60 meters north-south by 22 meters east-west, which must have had a substantial leveling fill to define the platform.
THE NORTHERN PERIBOLOS WALL AND 6TH-5TH CENTURY FINDS
Reported as the remains of a sizable ancient structure, the peribolos wall was excavated along its outer face for a distance of more than 3 m and it appeared to continue past the limit of the excavation trench.
An evidently significant section of the northern peribolos wall was found just outside of the northwest corner of the square, under the southernmost block of Hadrian Street (Fig.
86) Moreover, and more to our point, Stroud presents significant new evidence supporting Pritchett's restoration as well as an identification of the Aiakeion (where the law says the grain was to be brought, stored, and sold) as the large, nearly square structure by the southwestern boundary of the Agora, previously identified as the Heliaia or simply the Rectangular Peribolos.
99-103, for the Rectangular Peribolos as a probable court of law; earlier, Thompson 1954, pp.
The Tiberian floor deposit, the cellar fill, and the Tetrarchic pit in the Peribolos of Apollo are examples of such deposits.
The monumental center of the city was refurbished at the end of the fourth and in the early fifth century: the West Shops were restored, structures were built over the Peribolos of Apollo, the Central Shops were replaced by a long shallow stairway linking the upper and lower areas, and Peirene was completely remodeled.
8); (2) the statue of Apollo near Peirene and possibly the nearby peribolos associated by some with Apollo (Paus.
96) It is also unlikely that the plaque came from the sanctuary that lay across the Lechaion Road beneath the Roman Peribolos of Apollo, since this was founded no earlier than the late fifth century B.