Definition of Chevet. Meaning of Chevet. Synonyms of Chevet

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Definition of Chevet

Chevet
Chevet Che*vet", n. [F., head of the bed, dim. fr. chef head. See Chief.] (Arch.) The extreme end of the chancel or choir; properly the round or polygonal part.

Meaning of Chevet from wikipedia

- chevet (French, "headpiece"). Triple apse of Basilica di Santa Giulia, northern Italy East end of the abbey church of Saint-Ouen, showing the chevet,...
- The Chevet Achim Synagogue, located in Havana, is the oldest synagogue in Cuba. The building is owned and maintained by Arian Behar and Moises Prinstein...
- Cartagena (French: L'homme de chevet) is a 2009 French drama film directed by Alain Monne and starring Sophie Marceau, Christopher Lambert, and Margarita...
- has five crossings and ten side chapels and terminates with a rectangular chevet. The presence of the relics of saint Samson attracted pilgrims and this...
- transept of a church separates the nave from the sanctuary, apse, choir, chevet, presbytery, or chancel. The transepts cross the nave at the crossing, which...
- Coordinates: 53°37′59″N 1°28′26″W / 53.633°N 1.474°W / 53.633; -1.474 Chevet is a civil parish in the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. It...
- Cathedral floorplan: m****ive piers support the west end towers; transepts are abbreviated; seven radiating chapels form the chevet reached from the ambulatory...
- the High Gothic and Late Gothic (or Flamboyant) periods. c. 1190-1240s: chevet, nave, and west façade are constructed 1346: English invaders burn the lantern...
- Look Back Jeanne #1 Ne te retourne pas 2009 Cartagena Muriel L'homme de chevet 2010 With Love... from the Age of Reason Marguerite alias Margaret Flore...
- churches, the east end, or chevet, often had an apse, a semi-circular projection with a vaulted or domed roof. The chevet of large cathedrals frequently...
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