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In the latter situations especially , their decorations will be found to have
employed much of the skill of the Hindú artists , and the most finished specimens
of them may be justly said to surpass any thing of the kind in the Grecian or
The difference in the Indian orders , consists chiefly in the proportion between the
thickness and height of pillars ; while that of the Grecian and Roman orders
depends , not only on the dimensions of ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE ...
The orders of India , and of Greece and Rome , are remarkable for the beautiful
effect of their proportions , a circumstance to which little regard has been paid by
the Egyptians . Both the Indian and Grecian columns are diminished gradually in
The plan of the Grecian and Roman columns is always round ; but the plan of the
Hindú columns admits of every shape , and is frequently found in the
quadrangular and octangular form , and richly adorned with sculptured
The capitals of the Grecian columns invariably mark the distinction of the several
orders : those of the Indian are varied at pleasure , though not without regard to
the diameter and length of the shaft ; and the forms of the plainest of them ...
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Ram Raz: Essay on the Architecture of the Hindús / by Rám Ráz. - London : Parker, 1834. - xiv, 64 S. : Ill. - (Oriental Translation Fund) Die bibliographische Beschreibung im Haupteintrag ist unzureichend und irreführend.