What is CELLA

Cella

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Cella (German) [edit]

Noun, f[To edit]

Word separation:

Cella, plural: Cellae

Pronunciation:

IPA: [ˈt͡sɛla]
Audio samples: Cella (Info)
Rhymes: -ɛla

Meanings:

[1] Architecture, originally: a small room or chamber of any kind[1]
[2] ancient architecture: the main room in the Greek temple where the idol stood
[3] Architecture, out of date: a monk's cell

Origin:

from the Latin noun cella

Synonyms:

[3] Monk's cell
[4] sanctuary

Sense releated words:

[4] Kellion

Examples:

[1]
[2] […] "the three-aisled Cella [...] with gallery is structured by two-storey rows of columns, each with seven columns and twelve metope reliefs on the sides. "[2]
[2] "In the Cella In the temple stood the more than 12 meter high Zeus statue of Phidias made of gold and ivory, which in antiquity was counted among the seven wonders of the world. "[3]

Translations [edit]

References and further information:

[2, 3] Wikipedia article "Cella"
[2, 3] Small dictionary of architecture. With 113 illustrations. 12th edition. Reclam, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-15-009360-3, page 29, article "Cella"
[1, 2] Heinrich Laag: Small dictionary of early Christian art and archeology. With an appendix of ancient Greek technical terms and 100 illustrations. 1st edition. Reclam, Stuttgart 2001, ISBN 978-3-15-008633-9, page 56, article "Cella"
[2, 3] Digital dictionary of the German language "Cella"
[2, 3] University of Leipzig: Vocabulary portal "Cella"

Swell:

  1. Heinrich Laag: Small dictionary of early Christian art and archeology. With an appendix of ancient Greek technical terms and 100 illustrations. 1st edition. Reclam, Stuttgart 2001, ISBN 978-3-15-008633-9
  2. according to: Günter Baumann: Architectural masterpieces. 3. Edition. Reclam, Stuttgart 2007, ISBN 978-3-15-018525-4, page 25, article: "Zeus-Tempel, Olympia"
  3. Wikipedia article "Olympia (Greece)"