Definition of Baptistery. Meaning of Baptistery. Synonyms of Baptistery

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Definition of Baptistery

Baptistery
Baptistery Bap"tis*ter*y,Baptistry Bap"tis*try, n.; pl. Baptisteries, -tries (?). [L. baptisterium, Gr. ?: cf. F. baptist[`e]re.] (Arch.) (a) In early times, a separate building, usually polygonal, used for baptismal services. Small churches were often changed into baptisteries when larger churches were built near. (b) A part of a church containing a font and used for baptismal services.

Meaning of Baptistery from wikipedia

- architecture the baptistery or baptistry (Old French baptisterie; Latin baptisterium; Gr**** βαπτιστήριον, 'bathing-place, baptistery', from βαπτίζειν...
- The Florence Baptistery, also known as the Baptistery of Saint John (Italian: Battistero di San Giovanni), is a religious building in Florence, Italy,...
- The Pisa Baptistery of St. John (Italian: Battistero di San Giovanni) is a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical building in Pisa, Italy. Construction started...
- The Baptistery of Neon (Italian: Battistero Neoniano) is a Roman religious building in Ravenna, northeastern Italy. The most ancient monument remaining...
- The Baptistery of Parma (Italian: Battistero di Parma) is a religious edifice in Parma, northern Italy. Architecturally, the baptistery of Parma Cathedral...
- Arian Baptistery UNESCO World Heritage Site Arian Baptistry ceiling mosaic Location Ravenna, Italy Part of Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna Criteria...
- The Baptistery of San Giovanni is a Paleochristian baptistery attached to the Santa Restituta church in Naples, Italy. It is the oldest surviving baptistery...
- 8861500°N 12.5042889°E / 41.8861500; 12.5042889 The domed octagonal Lateran Baptistery stands somewhat apart from the Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran, Rome...
- Renaissance best known as the creator of the bronze doors of the Florence Baptistery, called by Michelangelo the Gates of Paradise. Trained as a goldsmith...
- The baptistery at Butrint, an archeological site in Vlorë County, Albania and part of the Butrint National Park, is a late antique structure known for...
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