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Cyzicenus

CYZICENUS, the architectural term given by Vitruvius to the large hall, used by the Greeks, which faced the north, with a prospect towards the gardens; the windows of this hall opened down to the ground, so that the green verdure could be seen by those lying on the couches.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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