In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- So now when I go to one of our fabulous temples or palaces or mosques or mausoleums, I will see them for what they are.
- Broadway these days is a no man's land for new musicals, and a museum, a mausoleum, for old ones.
- We forget that many great works of art were not created for the mausoleums we call museums.
- Between this and the canal we discovered warehouses, mausolea and other buildings that fronted on to the road.
- Do not destroy the temples and mausoleums of the community and people who abide by the rules and laws of the government.
- The city rose to this challenge, not with banks of sterile oven-slot tombs but with dazzlingly elaborate mausoleums.
- The most painful result of this shortage can be seen in mausoleums (small buildings for burial above ground) of cemeteries of Cairo, Egypt's capital city.
- There were people grieving by their family's mausoleums and crypts.
- It featured individuals and families who, because of divorce, bereavement, illness or some other trauma, had allowed their homes to become mausoleums of loss and longing.
- The more illustrious and affluent dead were interred beneath mausolea in the form of temples or domestic houses, commemorative arches, and columns.
- Cemeteries, tombs, and mausoleums are described from the point of view of art history and archaeology.
- Massive in scale, three stories and fifty meters high, it appears as much a palace as a mausoleum.
- The boxiness of museums also suggests coffins, crypts, and mausoleums; museums are places of mourning as well as ecstatic communion.
- The great nineteenth-century cemeteries, laid out as parks outside cities and filled with elaborate stone tombs and mausolea, have long been seen as problems after years of neglect and - worse - vandalism.
- In the public sphere, great public buildings, monuments, temples and mausoleums are a sign of excess.
- To qualify as worthy of preservation, particularly if public money is to be spent, buildings must be more than mausoleums.
- Intended to serve as a dynastic mausoleum, it houses one of England's most dazzling collections of aristocratic tombs.
- Because it's small, no one loathes it the way they hate the big-box stores that sit like pharonic mausoleums in a blacktop desert.
- Idealised, geometric plans and an architectural vocabulary drawn from quite different building types - mausolea and monuments - were to preoccupy him.
- Was she under house arrest in her palace, or had she locked herself in her mausoleum?
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