135), a beautiful inner court, and notable decorative features and embellishments, including bronze doors by D.
143 and 159 Pausanias visited Athens at a time when the monuments of the great age were still in their perfection and the principal embellishments of the Roman period had already been completed.
The Hellenistic The embellishments which the city received during period: the Hellenistic and Roman periods were no longer the artistic expression of the religious and political life of ment of the city: Attalus I.
Such obelisks were probably more than mere embellishments of the temples.
Le Marchant, and considerable municipal improvements and embellishments were completed.
Numerous instructive examples of the active tendency to develop tradition may be observed in the relationship between Genesis and the " Book of Jubilees," or in the embellishments of Old Testament history in the Antiquities of Josephus, or in the widening gaps in the diverse traditions of the famous figures of the Old Testament (Adam, Noah, Enoch, Abraham, Moses, Isaiah, Ezra, &c.), as they appear in noncanonical writings.
Both the aspersions which these poets cast on her character and the embellishments with which they garnished her life passed for centuries as undoubted history.
But there are certain .anecdotic embellishments of the act which are too famous to be passed over, though they are in part apocryphal.
It is clear, on the contrary, that his circle of authorities for any one decade was a comparatively small one, that of these he selected one, and transcribed him with the necessary embellishments and other slight modifications until impelled by various reasons to drop him.
Murad transferred the Ottoman capital from Brusa to Adrianople, where he built a palace and added many embellishments to the town.
The mystery in which the composition was long enshrouded, no single copy being allowed to reach the public, the place and circumstances of the performance, and the added embellishments of the singers, account to a great degree for much of the impressive effect of which all who have heard the music speak.