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favourite resort of its then owners, the prince-bishops >f Bamberg.
The lake is about 12 miles in length from north to south ; its surface contains 8121 Vienna yochs, or
1,567 English acres; and its south-western extremity is bout 21 miles distant from Salzburg. S. Hall places it in 7° 55' N. lat., and 13° 35' E. long. The Ager flows northvards out of it into the Trau.
ATTIC, a term in architecture, comprehending the whole fa plain or decoraied parapet wall, terminating the upper art of the façade of an edifice. The derivation of the word s uncertain. It appears to have been a generally received pinion that the word was derived from the circumstance of difices in Attica being built after this manner. There is t Athens a monument, that of Thrasyllus, with an attie ver the order of pilasters which form the basement. In he centre there was a colossal statue. (See ATHENS, p. 10.)
A. TEATA SENERE
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Upper part of the Façade of the Monument of Thrasyllus, with the seatej
figure restored, from the original in the British Museum.] na note to the second edition of Stuart's Athens, published in 825, the editor is of opinion that this attic was not contemlated in the original design, but added at the date of the wo upper inscriptions when Thrasycles was Agonothetes. See note, p. 92, vol. i., second edition of Stuart, 1825.) his example, however, may be taken as the best type of
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[Part of a Building inclosing the Forum of Nerva at Rome.)