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partly concave; and its section is composed of two opposite curves, meeting at
the bisecting point of a line drawn between the points of recess and projection,
and very much resembling the cima recta and reversa of the western architects.
... the square fillets with forms of gems, blossoms, foliages, &c., and the cantha
with figures of vyálas,” sinhas,tt or of leaves, flowers, and the like.” * Plinth. + Fillet
. f Dado. § Platland. | Cima reversa. *I Cima recta. ** A fabulous animal. ++ Lion.
... measured between the two angular pillars, is divided into six parts: two are
given to the muchb'hadra (or the middle niche), and two to the space on each
side. * An ornament made in the form of a bud. t Lotus, or cima recta. * The side
The sic'hara (cupola) being divided into thirty-two parts, three to be given to the
lupa mula,t two to the ad'hôpadma (the lower cima recta), one to the mélábaddha
(the fillet ornamented with a wreath), two to the tarddhvapadma (the upper cima),
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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.