2. Noun. passage to a tomb ¹
3. Noun. ancient Greek race course. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Dromos
1. a Greek race-course [n DROMOI]
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Literary usage of Dromos
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Athletics and Mathematics in Archaic Corinth: The Origins of the Greek Stadionby David Gilman Romano, ( by David Gilman Romano, ( (1993)
"For a plan of the dromos in Athens see John M. Camp, The Athenian Agora, Excavations in the Heart of Classical Athens, New York (1986): 45-46, fig. 66. ..."
2. Athletics and Mathematics in Archaic Corinth: The Origins of the Greek Stadionby David Gilman Romano by David Gilman Romano (1993)
"Man of the dromos in Athens see John M. Camp, The Athenian Agora, itions in the Heart of Classical Athens, New York (1986): 45-46, fig. ..."
3. Karanòg: The Romano-Nubian Cemetery by Leonard Woolley, David Randall-MacIver (1910)
"The dromos. The Chamber. was levelled with the surrounding desert; ... The most important of these types was the dromos-grave, which has been summarily ..."
4. A History of Architectural Development by Frederick Moore Simpson (1913)
"The approach to each is by a stone-faced passage, or dromos, the masonry of which ... The entrance doorway at the end of the dromos is of fine dimensions, ..."
5. Mycenae: A Narrative of Researches and Discoveries at Mycenæ and Tiryns by Heinrich Schliemann, William Ewart Gladstone (1880)
"Further excavations of Mrs. Schliemann's Treasury — The dromos, doorway, and threshold—-Objects found there—Hera-idols — Cyclopean water-conduits and ..."
6. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"Sphinxes were frequently placed before the temples, on either side of the dromos, or approach to the outer gate. Sometimes lions, and even rams, ..."
7. The geography of Herodotus by James Talboys Wheeler (1854)
"From a gateway in the wall a broad avenue of sphinxes, called a dromos, led to the great entrance of the temple, but we have not room to represent the outer ..."
8. History of Art in Sardinia, Judæa, Syria, and Asia Minor by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1890)
"Lion in dromos. Exploration, p. 342. 1 Our information is derived from an interpenetrating suggestive article in the Ancienne ..."