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P R E F A C E. xiii unacceptable to that learned body of men, inasmuch as it may
tend to draw attention to this important subject, connected as it is with the state of
arts and sciences in India in early days. “The subject itself is curious, and highly ...
... carving statues, directions are likewise given for carving those of the
personages here mentioned, who have been admitted among the inferior
divinities, and assumed their places around the temple of Siva, particularly in the
South of India.
This affinity between the columns of India and of Rome and Greece is so striking,
that one would be apt to ascribe it to something more than mere chance, but
there are other columns in the Indian architecture, not only one diameter lower
These characteristics of the sublime, most of the Indian temples possess in an
eminent degree, independently of that sort of light betwixt gloom and glare which
... It must be acknowledged, however, that the pyramidal buildings of India are ...
THE SIYAR-UL-MUTAKHERIN, A History of the Mahomedan Power in India,
during the last Century. By MIR GHOLAM HUSSEIN-KHAN. Revised from the
Translation of Haji Mustafa, and Collated with the Persian Original, by Lieut.
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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.