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... the plinth ( of the former ) up to the lowest part of the entablature , ” that is , from
the base to the capital inclusive . A passage in the Cásyapa states , that the
measurement may also be taken from the cimbia of the shaft , exclusive of the
The base occupies half a diameter , and this height is to be divided into ten parts ;
two to be given to the plinth , one to the fillet ; three to the cimacia and its fillet ,
one and a half to the cavetto , the same to the torus , and one to the cimbia .
divided into thirteen parts ; two are given to the abacus , one to the fillet , two to
the madana , * seven to the cimarecta , and one to the cimbia . The upper part of
the shaft , about one and a half diameters below the capital , being divided into ...
... takes three - quarters of the diameter , which is to be divided into ten parts : two
to be given to the abacus , which projects half a diameter , one to the strings of
pearls , one to the fillet , four to the cimacia , and one to the circular cimbia .
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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.