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Definition of Telamones

Telamones
Telamones Tel`a*mo"nes, n. pl. [L., pl. of telamo or telamon, Gr. ? a bearer, fr. ? to bear.] (Arch.) Same as Atlantes.
telamones
Atlantes At*lan"tes, n. pl. [L., fr. Gr. ?, pl. of ?. See Atlas.] (Arch.) Figures or half figures of men, used as columns to support an entablature; -- called also telamones. See Caryatides. --Oxf. Gloss.

Meaning of Telamones from wikipedia

- pilaster. The Roman term for such a sculptural support is a telamon (plural telamones or telamons). The term atlantes is the Gr**** plural of the name Atlas—the...
- room a series of square recesses or niches divided from one another by telamones. The tepidarium was the great central hall around which all the other...
- male counterpart of the caryatid is referred to as a telamon (plural telamones) or atlas (plural atlantes) – the name refers to the legend of Atlas,...
- are divided from each other by figures of the kind called atlantes or telamones, which project from the walls and support a rich cornice above them in...
- decorative. These include pilasters with capitals supported by pairs of infant telamones, rams' skulls are placed at the apex of each spandrel like bucrania; bronze...
- leading to the Corso Calatifimi and Piazza Indipendenza presents four big telamones depicting the Moors defeated by Charles V. C****aro Corso Calatafimi Palazzo...
- its first line, "Son of Telamon". Erasmus. Adagia. 3, 4, 10: "Canere de Telamone". ... the Telamon would have been a plaintive song about the father mourning...
- had an entranceway which was supported by two telamones. The feet of one of the norther one telamones are still in situ. It is unclear whether it was...
- one the largest and the most ornate. Its frame is supported by three telamones, each standing on an animal. In the four spandrels around the rose window...
- Happiness) Snieznyja zimy (Snowy winters), 1970 Atlanty i karyjatydy (Telamones and Caryatides), 1974 Vazmu tvoj bol (I will take your pain), 1979 Petrahrad-Brest...
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