Definition for ionic (2 of 2)
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Six Ionic columns supported the roof, and the single door was of bronze.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its portico supported by eighteen colossal Ionic columns is reached by a wide flight of steps.
Six Ionic columns bore the famed marble ceiling of great span, while two Doric porticos formed the fronts.
Ionic elements were first introduced in this period, greatly to the advantage of the style, which is designated as the archaic.
Now it is generally agreed that the Homeric poems contain both Aeolic and Ionic elements.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
Of course the very name “Ionica” suggests Greek work, a collection of pieces in Ionic style.Books and Habits from the Lectures of Lafcadio Hearn|Lafcadio Hearn
British Dictionary definitions for ionic (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for ionic (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for ionic (1 of 2)
"pertaining to Ionia," 1570s of music; 1580s of architecture, from Latin Ionicus, from Greek Ionikos (see Ionian).