Dorter

The dormitory in a monastery.

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • dorter — /dawr teuhr/, n. a dormitory, esp. in a monastery. Also, dortour. [1250 1300; ME dortour < OF < L dormitorium DORMITORY] * * * …   Universalium

  • dorter — noun /ˈdɔːtə/ A bedroom or dormitory, especially in a monastery …   Wiktionary

  • Dorter — the communal sleeping area of a monastery; also known as the dormitory ♦ Monastic dormitory. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 411) …   Medieval glossary

  • dorter — dor·ter …   English syllables

  • dorter — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rere-dorter — Lit. rear of the dormitory . A latrine accessible from the *dorter. It was sometimes referred to also as the necessarium, lit. the necessary . All monasteries were founded close by running water. The rere dorter was built where it would be… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • rere-dorter — ˈri(ə)r+| noun Etymology: Middle English rere dortour, from rere + dorter, dortour dorter : a latrine situated at the rear of a medieval convent or monastery …   Useful english dictionary

  • rear-dorter — rearˈ arch, rearˈ dorse, rearˈ dos, rearˈ dorter see under ↑rere • • • Main Entry: ↑rear …   Useful english dictionary

  • Techne — Techne, or techné, as distinguished from episteme, is etymologically derived from the Greek word τέχνη (Ancient Greek: IPA2|tékʰ.nεː, Modern Greek Audio IPA|Ell Techni.ogg| [ˈtex.ni] ) which is often translated as craftsmanship , craft , or art …   Wikipedia

  • Hans-Georg Burghardt — (* 7. Februar 1909 in Breslau; † 14. Dezember 1993 in Halle) war ein deutscher Musikwissenschaftler und Komponist. Leben Nach dem Abitur studierte Burghardt Musikwissenschaft, Komposition und Musiktheorie. Sehr früh entstanden Liederzyklen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.