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Unformatted text preview: l 2010 Vocabulary abbot History 1: History of World Architecture – Ancient Through Medieval School of Architecture, CALA, University of Arizona (from the Aramaic abba, "father") the head or superior of a monastery ascetic practicing strict self‐denial as a measure of spiritual and physical discipline; may refer more specifically to the life of a hermit choir the part of the church in which the clergy or singers gathered for services, usually the area between the crossing and the altar in the apse cloister (from the Latin claudere, ‘to close’) courtyard and surrounding porticoes at the center of a monastery; usually attached to the church crossing area defined by the intersection of nave and transept in a cruciform church dormitory (from the Latin dormire, ‘to sleep’) hall in which monks sleep laudes regiae (Latin for "royal praises") liturgical chants which acclaim the king or emperor refectory (from Latin reficere, ‘to refresh’) hall in which the monks eat sacred kingship the medieval political theory according to which a king or an emperorwas believed to hold his power from God and to be God's representative on earth, making...
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2013 for the course ARC 231 taught by Professor Hollengreen during the Fall '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.
- Fall '08