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  • 1 Arch Oboler — (December 7, 1909 March 19, 1987) was a scriptwriter, novelist, producer and director who was active in films, radio and television. Born in Chicago, to a Bavarian Jewish German father and an Irish Catholic mother, he grew up Protestant [… …

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  • 2 Arch Merrill — (b August 5 1894, d July 15 1974) was a newspaper reporter for the Rochester, New York Democrat and Chronicle from 1923 to the late 1960s. He was a prolific writer, best known for his articles in the Sunday paper on history and folklore of the… …

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  • 3 Arch bridge — This article is about the structure type. For the bridge in Bellows Falls, Vermont, see Arch Bridge (Bellows Falls). Arch Bridge Double arch stone bridge, Japan Ancestor Clapper bridge Related …

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  • 4 ARCH —    The arch was invented around 2500 BC in the Indus Valley of ancient India. It is a curved structure that rests on posts or walls and allows for the spanning of an architectural space. Prior to the use of the arch, the post and lintel structure …

    Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • 5 Arch of Titus — The Arch of Titus is a Pentelic marble triumphal arch with a single arched opening, located on the Via Sacra just to the south east of the Forum in Rome. It was constructed by the emperor Domitian shortly after the death of his older brother… …

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  • 6 Arch — This unusual name derives from a short form of a Norman personal name recorded in the form Archambault , which is composed of the originally Germanic elements ercan , meaning, precious , plus bald , meaning bold or daring . The most commonly… …

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  • 7 Skew arch — A skew arch (also known as an oblique arch) is a method of construction that enables an arch bridge to span an obstacle at some angle other than a right angle. This results in the faces of the arch not being perpendicular to its abutments and its …

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  • 8 Natural arch — Natural bridges redirects here. For the U.S. National Monument, see Natural Bridges National Monument. The Delicate Arch in Arches National Park in Utah, United States. A natural arch or natural bridge is a natural geological formation where a… …

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  • 9 Bend Arch-Fort Worth Basin — Infobox Oil field name = Bend Arch Fort Worth Basin Province region = North Central Texas country = United States coordinates = locblock = offonshore = Onshore operators = Devon Energy, Chesapeake Energy, EOG Resources, XTO Energy, EnCana, Range …

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  • 10 Odeon Marble Arch — Coordinates: 51°30′49″N 0°9′37″W / 51.51361°N 0.16028°W / 51.51361; 0.16028 The Odeon Marble Arch is a …

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  • 11 Selwyn, Arch — (1877 1959)    Born Archibald Selwyn in Canada, he followed his brother, Edgar, to New York. Edgar, an actor, secured Selwyn a position working in the Herald Square Theatre box office. The brothers branched out in the ticket brokerage business… …

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  • 12 vault — I. n. 1. Arched ceiling, arched roof, continued arch. 2. Cell, cellar. 3. Tomb, crypt, catacomb, repository for the dead. 4. Leap, bound, jump. II. v. a. Arch, cover with an arch, arch over. III. v. n. 1 …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the… …

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  • 14 JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 15 Western sculpture — ▪ art Introduction       three dimensional artistic forms produced in what is now Europe and later in non European areas dominated by European culture (such as North America) from the Metal Ages (Europe, history of) to the present.       Like… …

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  • 16 theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …

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  • 17 South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 18 building construction — Techniques and industry involved in the assembly and erection of structures. Early humans built primarily for shelter, using simple methods. Building materials came from the land, and fabrication was dictated by the limits of the materials and… …

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  • 19 Romanesque architecture — is the term that is used to describe the architecture of Middle Ages Europe which evolved into the Gothic style beginning in the 12th century. The term Romanesque , meaning descended from Roman , was used to describe the style from the early 19th …

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  • 20 architecture — /ahr ki tek cheuhr/, n. 1. the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of… …

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