- n. A small house or room.
- From Latin aedicula ("small house"), diminutive of aedēs ("a house") + -culus. (Wiktionary)
“I stood praying within the Holy House, which is enclosed within the basilica, ornamented by marble architecture, as a sort of tabernacle or aedicule.”
“Left, an architrave from the fifth aedicule is being completed.”
“His days were spent in inspecting the censers, the gold vases, the tongs, the rakes for the ashes of the altar, and all the robes of the statues down to the bronze bodkin that served to curl the hair of an old Tanith in the third aedicule near the emerald vine.”
“In order to place the third and fourth aedicule gables as well as the central shell (concha), stone carvers Sinan Ilhan and Eva Leplat worked at a frantic pace to complete the corresponding Corinthian capitals.”
“However, the main activity at the Antonine nymphaeum was the re-erection of the fifth aedicule, or tabernacle, and the fourth niche in their correct positions, so that the architraves could be placed on top.”
“Left to right: The triangular gable of the second aedicule, and the third, fourth, and fifth gables with their Medusa heads”
“The completion of the fourth aedicule from the left, which proved to be a nerve breaking task, as first of all its entablature had to fit to both the corresponding parts of the most complex part of the building, i.e. the curved central niche, and to a completely newly carved Corinthian capital.”
“The entablature of the fourth aedicule finally sitting on top of the completely new capital and fitting to the curved niche on the left.”
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