## The Encyclopedia of Architecture, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical |

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This rule is founded on the circumference of a circle being 6.2831854 when the

diameter is 2 , or 3 : 1415927 when the diameter is 1. The length of the

circumference then being divided into 360 degrees , we have 360 ° : 6 • 2831854

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This rule is founded on the circumference of a circle being 6.2831854 when the

diameter is 2 , or 3 : 1415927 when the diameter is 1. The length of the

**whole**circumference then being divided into 360 degrees , we have 360 ° : 6 • 2831854

:: 1 ...

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The

Vignola , is 16 modules and 3 parts . 2557. Palladio makes the height of his

Tuscan column 6 diameters , and diminishes the shaft one fourth of a diameter .

The

**whole**height , according to the measuring unit which we have adopted fromVignola , is 16 modules and 3 parts . 2557. Palladio makes the height of his

Tuscan column 6 diameters , and diminishes the shaft one fourth of a diameter .

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For the entablature being one fifth of the

being into 10 parts , four whereof are given to the cornice , we have for its height

the to off = = is , or the twelfth and a half part of the total height of the building 0.08

.

For the entablature being one fifth of the

**whole**height , and its general divisionbeing into 10 parts , four whereof are given to the cornice , we have for its height

the to off = = is , or the twelfth and a half part of the total height of the building 0.08

.

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