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Seven windows of the nave and four of the apse deal with Old Testament history: three at the end of the apse with the New.

Some similar work is still to be seen in one of the windows of the apse.

The mosaics in the apse were the work of F. Zucchero, in the sixteenth century, and are perhaps the best of modern mosaics.

Walks in RomeAugustus J.C. Hare

The most elaborate design and richest color is used in the apse, which was the centre of display in all Byzantine churches.

To him may be attributed the towers, choir, apse, and nave of the Norman building.

The use of the apse is discussed by Lenoir, Architecture Monastique, 4to.

The Care of BooksJohn Willis Clark

The apse, little damaged during the siege, forms a tower in the town wall.

Cathedral Cities of SpainWilliam Wiehe Collins

It possesses a Gothic cathedral with an apse at either end, that looks as if two churches had collided and telescoped each other.

The apse is prominent and generally five-sided, warlike in its severe outline.

And they say old Mr. Apse was so annoyed when they told him that he took to his bed and died.

A Set of SixJoseph Conrad

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