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... though generally rectangular, is sometimes, when placed in cornices, found to
be externally a little more inclined to one side than to the other; and in this
situation it very much resembles the cavetto, A pat'tá or pattica (7) signifies a
It is to be divided into twenty-one parts, eight are given to the architrave, seven to
the cornice, and six to the vyālam. Of the eight parts of the architrave, one is to be
given to the cavetto, three to the tema or benda (uttara) with its listels, two to the ...
The base is to be divided into eighteen equal parts, two to be given to the plinth,
one to its fillet, three to the cimarecta, three to the cavetto with its listel, three to
the torus, three to the upper cavetto, two to the platband, and one to the cimbra.
The height of the pillars in the second story is one-eighth less than that of the
pillars in the first or lower story, half of which is given to the entablature, half of
that to the upper base, twice that to the cavetto above, twice that to the cupola,
... one to the cavetto, two and a-half to the dome, and one and a-half to the
pinnacle.” A GOPURA CONSISTING OF TWELVE STORIES. (See Plates XLI. and
XLII.) “The height of the gate-pillars is three-quarters of the breadth of the plan,
and it ...
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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.