arretine


arretine
ar·re·tine

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  • Arretine — adjective Of or pertaining to Arezzo, Italy …   Wiktionary

  • arretine — ˈarəˌtīn, ēn adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin Arretinus, from Arretium (now Arezzo), ancient city of Italy + Latin inus ine : of or relating to the ancient Arretium …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arretine ware — (also Arezzo ware and, incorrectly, Arrentine ware) is a type of fine Roman pottery coated in a red slip dating to the first centuries AD and BC. It originated in Arretium, the modern day town of Arezzo in Tuscany. Arretine ware vessels were… …   Wikipedia

  • Arretine ware — /ar euh tuyn , teen / a red glazed terracotta pottery produced in Tuscany from 100 B.C. to A.D. 100 and widely traded. Also called terra sigillata. [1775 85; < L Arretinus, deriv. of Arretium (modern Arezzo), a town in Tuscany where such pottery… …   Universalium

  • arretine ware — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : red terracotta ware usually decorated in relief made at Arretium and elsewhere in Italy from about 100 B.C. to about A.D. 100 called also Samian ware, terra sigillata * * * /ar euh tuyn , teen / a red glazed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Арретинская керамика —     (arretine), производилась в Арреции (совр. Ареццо в Тоскане) и поставлялась на римские рынки в 1 в. до н.э. 1 в. н.э. А. к. отчетливо повторяет металлические прототипы по форме и орнаменту. Эта посуда была важной статьей внутренней и внешней… …   Археологический словарь

  • Samian ware — is a kind of bright red Roman pottery also known as terra sigillata (although this is not quite correct, on the continental mainland, terra sigillata refers to both samian and Arretine wares). It is similar to the earlier Arretine ware and both… …   Wikipedia

  • Arezzo — /euh ret soh/; It. /ah rddet tsaw/, n. a city in central Italy. 312,514. * * * ▪ Italy Latin  Arretium,    city, Toscana ( Tuscany) regione, north central Italy, in a fertile plain near the confluence of the Chiana and Arno rivers southeast of… …   Universalium

  • pottery — /pot euh ree/, n., pl. potteries. 1. ceramic ware, esp. earthenware and stoneware. 2. the art or business of a potter; ceramics. 3. a place where earthen pots or vessels are made. [1475 85; POTTER1 + Y3] * * * I One of the oldest and most… …   Universalium

  • Samian ware — noun earthenware made from the reddish brown clay found on the Aegean island of Lemnos • Syn: ↑terra sigillata • Hypernyms: ↑earthenware * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized S : arretine ware * * * a red glazed terracotta pottery produced in Gau …   Useful english dictionary


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