on the lintel

12:29 Jul 24, 2018
English to Russian translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Architecture / History of Art
English term or phrase: on the lintel
In the Romanesque period, at a time when the Church sought reform but also faced a new worldliness in a growing and more prospering society, the symbolism of the entrance to the sanctuary was given emphasis by images and mainly by sculptures. The most modest form of sculptural decoration on a church portal would be a cross or an image of the Lamb of God on the tympanum or on the lintel.
Natalie


Summary of answers provided
3 +1на архитраве
Marzena Malakhova
4на притолоке
Vladyslav Golovaty


Discussion entries: 1





  

Answers


38 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
на притолоке


Explanation:
A lintel is a piece of stone or wood over a door which supports the bricks above the door
иначе перемычка над дверным проёмом

Vladyslav Golovaty
Ukraine
Local time: 07:31
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 8
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

55 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
на архитраве


Explanation:
крест или изображение агнца Божия на тимпане или архитраве

Вот здесь иллюстрация - https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c9/96...
Тимпан - полукруглая плоскость, выложенная кирпичом; архитрав - с барельефом.

Marzena Malakhova
Russian Federation
Local time: 07:31
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Natalie
4 days
  -> Спасибо, Наталья!
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)



Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.


See also:

Your current localization setting

English

Select a language

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search