the low division of an entablature or that part which rests instantly in the line esp in ancient structure See Column
- the molding around a door or screen
- the best element of an entablature; rests straight away from the capitals associated with the articles
- the reduced division of an entablature, or that component which rests instantly from the line, esp. in classical structure. See Column.
- The set of moldings, or any other architectural user, above as well as on both edges of a door or any other opening, particularly if square in type.
suave, cool, with swag, if you willderived from the italian architrave to explain a lintel that rests upon the main city of a column, an attribute in Classical architecture--for the intelligentsia, an approach to present your superficial art history language to spell it out one thing hip
1560s, from Italian architrave, from archi- "beginning, source" (see archon) + trave "beam," from Latin trabem (nominative trabs) "beam, timber," from PIE *treb- "dwelling" (see tavern).
(letter.) The set of moldings, or any other architectural member, above as well as on both sides of a door or any other opening, particularly when square in kind.
The main object was to clear the Doric temple of Athena, built about 470 B.C. This temple is remarkable for a sculptured architrave which took the place of the ordinary frieze.