acanto no capitel

English translation: capital with acanthus leaves

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Portuguese term or phrase:acanto no capitel
English translation:capital with acanthus leaves
Entered by: Douglas Bissell

14:00 Sep 16, 2017
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Architecture
Portuguese term or phrase: acanto no capitel
A coluna coríntia, ou outra, é simplesmente cilíndrica quando vista ao longe, depois, mais próxima, revela três partes distintas e mais ao perto, assomam as caneluras do fuste e a riqueza do acanto no capitel.
Douglas Bissell
Portugal
Local time: 15:19
capital with acanthus leaves
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Marble was often imported from quarries near Constantinople. This capital is carved in the classical Corinthian style, based on the shape of acanthus leaves.
http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/453855

This capital's acanthus-leaf decoration is an abstract interpretation of the Corinthian capital used in Greek and Roman architecture.
http://art.thewalters.org/detail/7391/capital-with-acanthus-...
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Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 15:19
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capital with acanthus leaves


Explanation:
My suggestion...

Marble was often imported from quarries near Constantinople. This capital is carved in the classical Corinthian style, based on the shape of acanthus leaves.
http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/453855

This capital's acanthus-leaf decoration is an abstract interpretation of the Corinthian capital used in Greek and Roman architecture.
http://art.thewalters.org/detail/7391/capital-with-acanthus-...

Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 15:19
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 12

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agree  Margarida Ataide
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  -> Obrigada, Margarida!

agree  Muriel Vasconcellos
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