Cyzicene Definition


(architecture) An architectural term for a large hall, 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.

Of or pertaining to the people and place of Cyzicus (an ancient classical city).

Origin of Cyzicene

  • Derived from Latin (architecture) cyzicenus by Vitruvius; from the city of Cyzicus.

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