Origin of hemicycle
Examples from the Web for hemicycle
The defect of the Hemicycle, as this hollow type of dial was called, was that it could not be read accurately for short intervals.Time Telling through the Ages|Harry Chase Brearley
In the hemicycle above are the Virgin and Child under a Byzantine canopy with angels and founders on either side.The Story of Paris|Thomas Okey
Then to the upper part of this second cord they apply on its lower side the broad part of a hemicycle.De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
But let us step on to the hemicycle of the Belvedere, and view some works greater than any we have yet seen or even imagined.
The hemicycle became the apse; the gallery, a clerestory; the hall, a central nave.Cathedrals and Cloisters of the South of France, Volume 1|Elise Whitlock Rose