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I have now in my possession four standard treatises on architecture , and expect
to have some more from different provinces ; and I confidently hope that the result
of my investigation will enable me to present to the Royal Asiatic Society ...
A correct account and accurate elucidation of the art of building practised by the
Hindús , must throw considerable light on the early progress of architecture in
general . Some of the western authors have traced a certain resemblance in the ...
... reason to believe the statement , that military architecture is treated of at length
in some of the ancient treatises on Arthasástra , or political science , and
particularly in one attributed to Chánacya , the well - known minister of
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
In the existing treatises on Hindú architecture , no mention is made of any thing
like a substitution of human figures for columns to support the entablature , but
the shaft is directed to be adorned with the figures of demons and animals ; yet ...
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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.