It does not span the apsis of a church; it spans rivers and valleys.
In 1473, he was employed by the latter to paint, in the apsis of SS.
The tomb is in the wall, behind a range of pillars, which form a kind of open screen round the apsis.
The nave of the chapel is in tolerably good preservation, but the apsis has suffered severely from damp.
The east end terminates by an apsis, of which the elevation resembles the exterior of the cathedral of Pisa.
In the former the pillars were probably square, and the apsis is not marked outside.
Then a man got up by the apsis and stood there half hidden by the stalactite rock.
At the further end of this chamber was a stone altar, standing upon one or two steps, in an apsis or semicircular recess.
Between the apsis and the nave stood the altar, or rather the common table, canopied by a baldachin supported by columns.
It has two small transepts at the extremity of the nave, on each side of the apsis.
Plural apsides (āp'sĭ-dēz')
In the path of an orbiting body, either of the two points at which it is closest to or farthest away from the body it is orbiting. See also apoapsis, periapsis.