Example sentences for: peristyle

How can you use “peristyle” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • You’ll find a peristyle hall here and steps leading down to the King’s and Queen’s chambers — both built to make the most of the cooling updrafts of the hillside.

  • At the far end of the Via dell’Abbondanza, visit two of the town’s best villas: the House of Loreius Tiburtinus, for its beautiful peristyle garden of fountains, water channels, and cascades, one of them with paintings of Narcissus and Pyramus and Thisbe; and the House of Julia Felix, big enough to have been perhaps a luxury hotel, with its own bathhouse and a handsome portico of slender marble columns around the peristyle.

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