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  FRIEZE - LoveToKnow Article on FRIEZE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
There is no frieze in the Caryatide portico of the Erechtheum, but in the Ionic temples its introduction may have been necessitated in consequence of more height being required in the entablature to carry the beams supporting the lacunaria over the peristyle.
The frieze of the Choragic monument of Lysicrates (10 in.
The most remarkable frieze ever sculptured was that on the outside of the wall of the celia of the Parthenon representing the procession of the celebrants of the Panathenaic Festival.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /F/FR/FRIEZE.htm   (341 words)

  
 Frieze - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In architecture the frieze is the wide central section part of an entablature and may be plain or — in the Ionic or Corinthian order — decorated with bas-reliefs.
It lies upon the architrave ('main beam') and is capped by the moldings of the cornice.
The octagonal Tower of the Winds in the Roman agora at Athens bears sculptures of the eight winds on its frieze.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frieze   (147 words)

  
 Jacob Frieze
Henry Simmons Frieze (1817-1889), a professor of Latin, served as Acting President of the University of Michigan, 1869-71, 1880-82, and 1887-88.
Frieze engaged in a controversy with the Baptist revival preacher, Calvin Philleo (later the husband of Prudence Crandall, who was persecuted in the 1830s for teaching fl students at her Canterbury, Connecticut school).
Frieze supported a movement to create a new state constitution and to extend the franchise, but became disillusioned with the other members of the Suffrage Party when it became clear to him that they did not intend to work within the existing system to produce reform, but planned to violently overthrow the established government.
www.uua.org /uuhs/duub/articles/jacobfrieze.html   (1075 words)

  
 Frieze Patterns
frieze, in classical architecture, the middle of the three main divisions of an entablature (q.v.
Frieze patterns found their way into mathematics through simple arithmetic.
96-100] to associate multiplicative frieze patterns with such diverse objects as triangulations of convex polygons, binary trees with a fixed number of nodes, or taxicab routes between two points in opposite corners of a square.
www.cut-the-knot.org /triangle/Frieze.shtml   (481 words)

  
 ArtLex on Friezes
Also, any sculptured or ornamental band in a building, or on furniture, pottery, etc. Parts of a processional frieze that once decorated the Parthenon are in museums in London, Paris, and Athens.
The rim of this plate is decorated with a frieze of monsters and animals, with an escutcheon bearing the date 1578 at the top.
The frieze is the larger horizontal copper element.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/f/frieze.html   (204 words)

  
 Frieze Designs in Indigenous Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Frieze patterns or border patterns are commonly found in wallpaper borders, designs on pottery, decorative designs on buildings, needlepoint stitches, ironwork railings and in many other places.
Frieze patterns can be classified mathematically by the types of symmetries they posess, and this classification gives rise to seven symmetry classes.
Frieze patterns are formed by functions or actions on the plane that preserve distances.
polya.math.uregina.ca /RR/database/RR.09.01/mcdonald1   (1052 words)

  
 The importance of the Elgin Marbles Parthenon Frieze and its symbolism
She stands upon a podium decorated with a frieze celebrating the act of the birth of the first woman and through whom makind was licensed to multiply and populate the earth.
One enters the Parthenon beneath the Frieze upon which Zeus holds the future of mankind in his vote, to see the glorious statue of Athena inside, potent with the creation symbolism of the snake and standing upon a podium with a frieze depicting the birth of Pandora.
The sculptors of the frieze and the architect of the building were members of the Athenian intelligensia of their day, including the family of Plato and his circle of friends, to whom stories of grand events brought back by the learned Solon from ancient Egypt of many millenia before were vividly familiar.
www.mistral.co.uk /hammerwood/elgin.htm   (5509 words)

  
 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2002.06.14
Neils argues that the frieze was not part of the original conception of the building but that it became important enough to cause modifications in the building to accommodate it.
Neils deftly discusses previous explanations of the iconography of the frieze including Connelly's recent identification of the scene as the sacrifice of the daughters of Erechtheus.
The frieze is then a Theoxenia in honor of the major gods whom Neils sees as arranged in two groups reflecting land and sea.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /bmcr/2002/2002-06-14.html   (1166 words)

  
 Hatcher Showcase - Art & Architecture - Interior - Parthenon Frieze   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The subject of the frieze is the people of Athens celebrating the festival of the Panathenaia - their most joyful ceremony which marked Athena's birthday.
The frieze shows us the Great Panathenaic Procession and the handing over of the robe in the presence of the gods.' There were two streams of the procession which converged on the East end (or front) of the temple.
Care was taken to insure that the correct relative position of the sections of the frieze was preserved.
www.lib.umich.edu /grad/showcase/art/interior/frieze.html   (284 words)

  
 Frieze of American History
." The frieze is painted in grisaille, a monochrome of whites and browns that resembles sculpture.
The frieze was finally completed in 1953 and dedicated the next year.
In 1986 Congress appropriated funds for a careful cleaning and restoration of the frieze to remove accumulated grime, overpaint, and streaks caused by leaking water.
www.aoc.gov /cc/art/rotunda/frieze/index.cfm   (1626 words)

  
 frieze.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The frieze groups are a collection of infinite symmetric groups of periodic designs in a plane.
All frieze groups can be categorized by 7 different groups that have special symmetries.
The following is an example of each of the frieze groups where the blue line represents the horizontal axis of reflection, the green line represents the vertical axis of reflection, the purple lines represent the glide-reflection, and the red dot represents the point where a 180 degrees rotation occurs.
math.ucsd.edu /~jwavrik/proj107b/frieze1.html   (157 words)

  
 Expert About fr:Frieze
Frieze from the Temple of Vespasian - itsa.ucsf.edu
Yet the frieze includes divinities and probably heroes, and though accounts of the procession are incomplete, it is certain that this representation does not seek to realistically depict the event.
If it is difficult to relate the frieze to a specific time frame, it may be possible to relate it to a specific place.
expertsite.biz /dir/fr/frieze.htm   (1244 words)

  
 Frieze Patterns - Mathematics and the Liberal Arts
The author's classification of double frieze patterns focuses on how the patterns are generated horizontally and vertically, and may be more useful for archaeological purposes than classification by the related plane patterns.
Discusses the types of frieze patterns and bichromatic strip patterns occurring in the pottery of the pueblo of San Ildefonso in New Mexico.
All 7 strip patterns and 12 of the 17 frieze patterns occur, though about five of the frieze patterns which do occur are rare: two may only occur once, and one of these may be based on a European model.
math.truman.edu /~thammond/history/FriezePatterns.html   (2635 words)

  
 SPN Professional Profile: Irene Frieze
Frieze, I. Violence in close relationships--Development of a research area: Comment on Archer.
Frieze, I.H.,& Davis, K. Stalking and obsessive behaviors in everyday life: Assesments of victims and perpetrators.
Wall, S. N., Frieze, I. H., Ferligoj, A, Jarasova, E., Pauknerova, D., Horvat, J., & Sarlija, N. Gender role and religion as predictors of attitude toward abortion in Croatia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, and the United States.
frieze.socialpsychology.org   (285 words)

  
 Frieze Art Fair
Frieze was able to bring together both well-established galleries and spaces devoted to the work of young artists who represent the newest tendencies.
One hundred twenty-four galleries were present at Frieze: thirty-nine from the United Kingdom; twenty-seven from the United States; twenty-five from Germany; eight from France; five from Switzerland; four each, from Austria, Japan, and Italy; two from Belgium; and one each, from Ireland, Israel, and Denmark.
It should be noted that Frieze was the only British publication present at the fair, and that its most recent issue could only be obtained in the same place where catalogs were being sold.
www.artnexus.com /ANnewsdetail/10387   (825 words)

  
 Frieze Carpet - Flooring Directory & Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Frieze is a highly twisted cut pile carpet suited for high traffic areas.
Friezes are made in a variety of densities ranging from a neat nub to the new, random, loose look from California.
A good quality Frieze styled carpet can be one of the most durable styles you can buy.
www.floorbiz.com /carpet/carpet-buying-guide/carpet-construction/frieze-carpet.htm   (215 words)

  
 Frieze Designs
The Friezes are patterns that can be extended in one direction, usually horizontally, but they don't have to be.
The image has been reflected in a line parallel to the frieze, and also in a line perpendicular to the frieze.
Imagine a mirror running horizontally down the middle of the frieze, and also vertically at both edges of each of the motifs.
members.tripod.com /~DuncanCumming/my_art/friezes.html   (219 words)

  
 Frieze Patterns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A frieze is a pattern which repeats in one direction.
Friezes are often seen as ornaments in architecture.
All frieze patterns also map onto themslves under a translation.
plato.acadiau.ca /courses/educ/reid/Geometry/Symmetry/frieze.html   (139 words)

  
 Geometry Session 7, Part C: Translation Symmetry and Frieze Patterns
An infinite strip with a symmetric pattern is called a frieze pattern.
It may not be obvious how an infinite frieze pattern can be created from a basic element.
Frieze patterns appear in the artwork of Native American and African cultures, as well as in cornices on buildings.
www.learner.org /channel/courses/learningmath/geometry/session7/part_c/frieze.html   (491 words)

  
 the atrium | golden threads | art and archaeology | connelly's parthenon frieze interpretation
She raises questions about Athens's established reputation as a misogynistic society by arguing that the frieze depicts a myth in which women are venerated as social leaders and martyrs.
Gods are in attendance but turn their backs on the central scene." Stuart and Revett (1878) interpreted the frieze as depicting the Panathenaic procession; the fabric was a peplos being presented to the goddess.
Connelly says allowed her to connect the myth with the frieze." "According to the Connelly theory, the five figures above the door of the Parthenon represent the royal couple preparing to sacrifice their daughters before the battle.
www.atrium-media.com /goldenthreads/connellyparthenon.html   (1022 words)

  
 Friezes: Decorative Wall Sculptures, Roman Wall Frieze
All our friezes like our Thorvaldsen's Roman warrior frieze and architectural fragments and friezes like our foliage and cherub friezes are handcrafted and then painstakingly hand finished to reflect character and depth.
Our beautiful Italian friezes are a delight for any home architectural project or simply as a way of enhancing your formal living room decor.
Our wall decor art and friezes are actual reproductions of the original - handmade and handcrafted, each individual wall art is finished by an artisan to reflect character and individuality.
www.kaccents.com /For_Home/Friezes/Friezes_1.htm   (666 words)

  
 CEO Forum - Michael Frieze, CEO, Gordon Brothers News and Events -> IBS
Frieze is highly respected throughout the retail and wholesale industry.
Frieze was a Management Consultant for Harbridge House, and owned and operated his own consumer marketing business.
Frieze is a past recipient of the Albert Einstein Award and has received an honorary fellowship from the American Technion Society.
www.brandeis.edu /global/news_cal_item2.php?event_id=205   (350 words)

  
 Birtles.com--Frieze
I not only felt very uncomfortable wearing the Frieze suits but I really didn't enjoy being part of a duo.
I missed the interaction of playing with other musicians and the excitement of being part of a band -- that was my passion.
Frieze only lasted a year during which I grew more and more unhappy with what I was doing.
www.birtles.com /frieze.html   (465 words)

  
 Frieze Groups and Other Things   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Frieze groups are closely related to wallpaper groups.
There are only two possible angles for reflections in a frieze group, parallel to the translation on the center line of the pattern or perpendicular to the translation.
The effect of these restrictions is cause the patterns of frieze groups to be strips.
jwilson.coe.uga.edu /EMT668/EMAT6680.F99/McCallum/WALLPA~1/FRIEZE~1.HTM   (555 words)

  
 Perseus Sculpture: Parthenon Frieze   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The frieze forms a single, continuous band around the exterior of the inner building (i.e., along the top of the wall on the north and south and over the columns of the porch on the east and west).
Because some of the same sculptors apparently worked on the metopes and frieze, and perhaps the pediments as well, it is generally assumed that the metopes were begun first, followed by the frieze and lastly the pediments.
This date is relevant to the frieze sculpture for those who believe the slabs were carved in workshops on the ground, in which case the dedication provides a terminus ante for the completion of the carving.
www.perseus.tufts.edu /cgi-bin/sculptureindex?lookup=Parthenon%20Frieze   (2719 words)

  
 FRIEZE - Online Information article about FRIEZE
The Ionic frieze was purely decorative and probably did not exist in the earliest examples, if we may See also:
In the frieze of the Erechtheum the figures (about 2 ft. high) were carved in See also:
Sun, the frieze is elaborately carved and in later work is made See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /FRA_GAE/FRIEZE.html   (420 words)

  
 Frieze   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Frieze magazine is Europe's leading magazine of contemporary art and culture.
Frieze is published eight times a year and includes essays, reviews, columns and listings by the most forward thinking writers.
Frieze Music presents a performance of electronic music by Karlheinz Stockhausen on 22 October 2005.
www.frieze.co.uk   (101 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - frieze (Architecture) - Encyclopedia
frieze, in architecture, the member of an entablature between the architrave and the cornice or any horizontal band used for decorative purposes.
In the first type the Doric frieze alternates the metope and the triglyph; that of the other orders is plain or sculptured.
B.C. treasury of the Cnidians at Delphi shows figures in the frieze.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/F/frieze.html   (180 words)

  
 Frieze Patterns of Integers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
With Coxeter's frieze patterns of integers, the situation is similar.
The only thing needed now before we can proceed to create a frieze pattern out of the top and left borders of ones that we have drawn in is a formula.
For each cell in each diagonal row, the number residing there can be squeezed, disguised, and variously distilled (as desired or as needed) into a number that falls into the range necessary for it to represent a color.
www.washingtonart.net /whealton/fpoi.html   (1434 words)

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