anastole

   The Greek name for a hairstyle in which the hair is brushed up from the forehead, arranged wreath-like around the face, and typical in portraits of Alexander the Great (356-323).

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • Anastole — Anas|to|le* [...le] die; , n <aus gr. anastole̅ »das Zurückwerfen« zu anastéllein »zurückdrängen«> (veraltet) das Zurückschlagen der Wundränder zwecks Untersuchung u. Reinigung …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • anastole — Obsolete term for the gaping of a wound. [G. a., the laying bare of a wound] …   Medical dictionary

  • Alexander the Great — This article is about the ancient king of Macedon. For other uses, see Alexander the Great (disambiguation). Alexander the Great Basileus of Macedon …   Wikipedia

  • Alexandre le Grand — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Alexandre le Grand (homonymie) , Alexandre III , Alexandre et Alexandre de Macédoine. Alexandre le Grand …   Wikipédia en Français

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