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12:38 Apr 5, 2008
Italian to French translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Archaeology
Italian term or phrase: si tratta di un busto femminile dentro clipeo circolare
The term "clipeo" means "disco di metallo o di marmo contenente immagini dipinte o scolpite, tipico dell’età ellenistica e romana" but I don't know what is the equivalent in French.
Tania
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Summary of answers provided
4il s'agit d'un buste de femme dans un médaillon
Silvana Pagani
4il s'agit d'un buste féminin inscrit dans un médaillon circulaire
Agnès Levillayer
3clipeus / clipei (pluriel)
Livia Bianchini


  

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il s'agit d'un buste de femme dans un médaillon


Explanation:
il senso allargato di clipeo tuttavia è:
Rimasta solo l'eco dell'uso decorativo, nel medioevo si iniziò a chimare "clipei" le scene all'interno di cicli di affreschi o mosaici inscritte entro un cerchio (detti anche "medaglioni").

MÉDAILLON, subst. masc
B. − DÉCOR., BEAUX-ARTS. Ornement de forme ovale ou circulaire contenant un portrait ou un sujet dessiné, peint en miniature, sculpté, tissé ou gravé.


    Reference: http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clipeo
    Reference: http://www.cnrtl.fr/lexicographie/m%C3%A9daillon
Silvana Pagani
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Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in ItalianItalian
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il s'agit d'un buste féminin inscrit dans un médaillon circulaire


Explanation:
clipeo signifie en fait bouclier et on peut utiliser "clipei" dans des cas bien précis.
Ici, je parlerais tout simplement de médaillon

Agnès Levillayer
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clipeus / clipei (pluriel)


Explanation:
originairement c'était le bouclier des soldats romains


    Reference: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm%C3%A9e_romaine
    Reference: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarcophage_pal%C3%A9ochr%C3%A9t...
Livia Bianchini
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Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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