It consisted of a cella, surrounded by a peristyle.
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From the steps leading to the cella of the sanctuary a procession, whose length seemed endless, came towards them.
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Old Jason, at the same time, was standing before the little grove beside the steps leading to the cella.
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About five eighths of a Doric temple were occupied by the cella, and three eighths by the portico.
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In ancient Greece the temple had been erected for the god, and the statue dwelt within the cella like a master in his house.
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The tour began at Winsen, then came Cella.
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Behind the cella, another niche contained a statue of Bacchus, who was, perhaps, the same god as Osiris.
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The cella is decorated without with a frieze, and within with pillars and arcading.
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The statue of the virgin goddess, the work of Phidias, stood in the eastern chamber of the cella, and was composed of ivory and gold.
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It was simply a cold chamber, cella frigidaria.
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The temple seems to have been hexastyle peripteral, but all trace of the cella has disappeared.
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It consisted of a cella, or sacred cell, in which stood the statue of the goddess, with one chamber (the treasury) behind.
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At Luxor the entire cella was rebuilt by Alexander.
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The reliefs of the frieze of the cella of the Parthenon enable us to form an idea of the procession.
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Jesu Cristo, me see ma poor broder in da cella 'ere, an' den me fader he come.
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In the temples it is attached to the cella walls.
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For the western cella would then consist of three instead of two chambers.
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For the purposes of the church, an apse was built at the east end of the cella, and the entrance was moved to the west end.
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The walls of the cella, or sanctuary of the temple, where they still remain, are immense.
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The picturesque campanile has an interesting relief below the cella of the bells.
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