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Basilʹica

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Originally the court of the Athenian archon, called the basileus, who used to give judgment in the stoa basilʹikē. At Rome these courts of justice had their nave, aisles, porticoes, and tribunals; so that when used for Christian worship very little alteration was needed. The church of St. John Latʹeran at Rome was an ancient basilica.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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