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The thirty-first chapter of the Mánasára, as well as the twenty-fourth of the
Māyāmata, treat of gópuras, or towers on the gateways of temples; from both
which works a few extracts will be given below. “There are five sorts of gateways,
59 “The diameter of the gópura of two stories being divided into seven parts, four
to be given to the interior space, and three to the thickness of the walls.” “The
diameter of the göpura of three stories being divided into nine parts, four to be
A GóPURA CONSISTING OF FIVE STORIES. (See Plates XXXVIII. and XXXIX.) “
The height of the gate-pillars being divided into twenty-one parts, nine to be
given to the pedestal, four to the base, and eight to the pillar, and the remainder
of the ...
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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.