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" Grcdt and Romans, which were too large to be covered with lead or tile, fo this, by the painting of the flat roof within, is reprefented open... "
A New Pocket Companion for Oxford: Or, Guide Through the University ... - Page 15
1787 - 152 pages
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The Natural History of Oxford-shire: Being an Essay Towards the Natural ...

Robert Plot - 1705 - 366 pages
...1 take the 'Painting of the Theater to be well worth Examination : for in Imitation of the Theaters of the ancient Greeks and Romans, which were too large...flat Roof within, is reprefented open: and as they Itretched a Cordage from Tilafter to Ttlafter, upon which they ftrained a Covering of Cloth, to protect...
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A Pocket Companion for Oxford: Or, Guide Through the University. Containing ...

1764 - 132 pages
...Chriftofber Wren the Architect : Likewife a curious Cieling ; of which the following is a Defcription. " In Imitation of the Theatres of the ancient Greeks...this, by the Painting of the flat Roof within, is represented open ; and as they ftretched a Cordage from Pil after to Pilafter, upon which they ftrain'da...
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A Description of the Painting in the Theatre

University of Oxford - 1780 - 8 pages
...by Straiier) of which the following is a De« fcription. In Imitation of the Theatres of the antient Greeks and Romans, which were too large to be covered...Painting of the flat Roof within is reprefented open j and as they ftretched a Cordage from Pilafter to Pilafter, upon which they ilrained a Covering of...
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The New Oxford Guide: Or, Companion Through the University: Exhibiting Every ...

Gentleman of Oxford - 1788 - 159 pages
...Plott's Natural Hittory of ©xfortHhire.""'1'-"' - ' "• '•'•'* »:•"» , (,./-.!,!: • :..,/ • In imitation of the Theatres of the ancient Greeks...fo this, by the painting of the flat roof within is ' reprefentcd open ; and as they ftretched a cordage from ' pilafter to pilafter, upon which they drained...
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A New Pocket Companion for Oxford:: Or, Guide Through the University ...

1790 - 152 pages
...of which the following is a Defcription : • In Imitation of the Theatres of the ancient Greet? • and Romans, which were too large to be covered ' with...flat Roof within, is reprefented open ; and as they ' ftretched a Cordage, from Pikfter to Pilafter, upon ' which they ftrain'da Covering of Cloth, to...
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A New Pocket Companion for Oxford: Or, Guide Through the University ...

1795 - 152 pages
...Plow's Natural Hiftory of Oxfordfhire. " IN Imitation of the Theatres of the ancient Grteks and Remans, which were too large to be covered with lead or tile,...flat roof within, is reprefented open; and as they ftrctthcd a cordage from pilafter to pilafter, upon which they ftrained a covering of cloth, to protect...
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A New Pocket Companion for Oxford: Or, Guide Through the University ...

1796 - 152 pages
...Oxfordfhire. " IN Imitation of the Theatres of the ancient Grteki and -Romans, which were -too-large to be covered with lead or tile, fo this, by the Painting...flat roof •within, is reprefented open; and as they ftretched a cordage from pilafter to pilaftcr, upon which they itrain•ed a covering of cloth, to...
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Gleanings in England, Volume 2

Samuel Jackson Pratt - 1801
...sustained' by the side walls, which are eighty feet by seventy distant. The ceiling is by Streater, in imitation of the theatres of the ancient Greeks...which were too large to be covered with lead or tile. " The chancellor or vice-chancellor has a raised seat in the centre of the semicircular part ; the...
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The new Oxford guide: or, Companion through the University. To which is ...

1803
...of which the following explication is here inferted, from Plott's Natural Hiftory of Oxfordfhire. ' In imitation of the Theatres of the ancient Greeks...fo this, by the painting of the flat roof within is 1 rtprefented open ; and as they ftretched a cordage from « pi latter to pihifter, upon which they...
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A pocket companion for Oxford. [Entitled] A new pocket companion for Oxford ...

1806
...taken from Plott's Natural Hiftory of Oxfordfhire : " IN imitation of the Theatres of the ancient Grcdt and Romans, which were too large to be covered with...flat roof within, is reprefented open; and as they ftretched a cordage from pilafter to pilafter, upon which they drained a covering of cloth, to protect...
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