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sacellum

(səˈkɛləm)
n
1. (Architecture) a tomb within a church
2. (Historical Terms) Roman history a roofless temple
3. (Architecture) Roman history a roofless temple
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L'analyse metrologique etablit que l'aire cultuelle englobait le gradin hebergeant la fontaine et la tribune aux harangues flanquee a l'ouest et a l'est d'un sacellum, s'il s'agit bien de cela (143).
A las afueras de la ciudad republicana, en la base del cerro de San Juan, donde ocurre el orto solar del solsticio de inverno visto desde el cerro del Molinete, se construyo y consagro en el Cabezo Gallufo --en las inmediaciones de la capilla del Calvario y de tres surgentes naturales--un pequeno sacellum dedicado a Iuppiter Stator.
We based for this proposal in the abundance of epigraphic founds dedicated to the Nymphas, the presence of an Hercules altar stone and a sacellum dedicated to Diana, both gods related with MMW, the architectonical structure of the building and mainly the MMW spring.
Non negarim inquam ideo aput divae Ruminae sacellum a pastoribus satam ficum.
83) Elkanah Settle, Sacellum Apollinare: A Funeral Poem to the Memory of that Great Patriot and Statesman, George, Late Marquis of Halifax (1695).
Comparison with other similar structures allows us to identify the e principia or headquarters building and the sacellum or regimental shrine, with a hole in the floor (probably accessedvia, a trap-door), where the regiments money was kept.
of the Samnite Palaestra as a temple of Heracles (73-5), of the Oplontis villa as a sanatorium/hotel (180-3), of the Villa Imperiale as a series of dining rooms (218-20: surely this must be right), and of the reputed Sacellum larum publicorum as a public library (273-5: this I can in no way accept).