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colonnade
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

3 uses
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Definition
a series of regularly spaced columns
  • And they came to the house of Zeus who gathereth the clouds, and sat them down in the polished colonnades which Hephaistos in the cunning of his heart had wrought for father Zeus.
    Book 20 (2% in)
  • But when he came to Priam's beautiful palace, adorned with polished colonnades—and in it were fifty chambers of polished stone, builded hard by one another, wherein Priam's sons slept beside their wedded wives; and for his daughters over against them on the other side within the courtyard were twelve roofed chambers of polished stone builded hard by one another, wherein slept Priam's sons-in-law beside their chaste wives—then came there to meet him his bountiful mother, leading with...
    Book 6 (31% in)
  • Then he drave out all the Trojans from the colonnade, chiding them with words of rebuke: "Begone, ye that dishonour and do me shame!
    Book 24 (30% in)

There are no more uses of "colonnade" in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers).

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