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ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE HINDUS. ... the earliest seat of the Hindú
empire as well as of arts and sciences, and that the southern peninsula was
before that period a vast uncultivated forest, inhabited by small insulated tribes,
ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE HINDUS. 19 “Having yoked the oxen,” ... The
next thing of seeming importance treated of by Hindú architects, is the mode of
ascertaining the cardinal points by means of a gnomon. It is indispensably ...
Western architects consider the base, not as a distinct member, but as a
constituent part of the column; and this is not altogether at variance with the
practice of the Hindú architects, for they likewise include the base and capital in
taking the ...
ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE HINDUS. ... Hindú architects have invariably
taken the dimensions of their pedestals from those of the bases to which they are
attached; but as to the number of parts to be given to the height of pedestals, ...
Concerning the proportions of columns, the second sort of column in the Hindú
architecture may be compared with the Tuscan, the third with the Doric, the fourth
with the Ionic, and the fifth with the Corinthian or Composite pillar. This affinity ...
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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.