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Mausoleʹum

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One of the seven “wonders of the world:” so called from Mausoʹlus, King of Caria, to whom Artemisʹia (his wife) erected at Halicarnassos a splendid sëpulchral monument B.C. 353. Parts of this sepulchre are now in the British Museum.

The chief mausoleums, besides the one referred to above, are: the mausoleum of Augustus; that of Haʹdrian, now called the castle of St. Anʹgelo, at Rome; that erected in France to Henry II, by Catherine de Medicis; that of St. Peter the Martyr in the church of St. Eustatius, by G. Balduccio in the fourteenth century; and that erected to the memory of Louis XVI.

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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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