A row of columns supporting arches, a lintel, or an entablature. Colonnades have been used along streets, courtyards, and around temples such as the Parthenon. (pr. kah'le-nayd")Examples: Egypt, Luxor, c. 1400-1360 BCE (18th Dynasty), Temple of Amon, Hypostyle Colonnade, There are seven papyrus-bundle columns fifty-two feet high on each side of the passage. Ducal Palace, fourteenth century, Venice, Italy. As in the previous example, the palace has colonnades on its first two stories; the upper a gallery.Also see architecture, acropolis, balustrade, Greek art, intercolumniation, loggia, pergola, peripteral, peristyle, portico, and Roman art.

Your data and time are valuable. There's a new web browser that considers your time and security as a top priority.

Download Brave Browser For Free!

Brave uses the latest in blockchain technology.

This ensures a higher quality and more secure experience. Learn more about this fantastic breakthrough.

Loads Content Up To 8X Faster

Because Brave blocks unwanted tracking scripts that run in the background, your browsing speed will be unparalleled.

Ultimate in Privacy & Security

Brave fights malware and prevents tracking, keeping your information safe and secure.