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He , however , appears to prescribe a greater variety of heights and projections to
pedestals than any other author . ... according to the magnitude of the edifices in
which they are to be employed , and makes their height , if I understand him ...
The pedestal is of the second sort of the pratibandha kind , see Plate I .; and its
height is equal to that of the base , which is one - third of that of the column itself ,
or two diameters . The base is called manchabandha , and is divisible into thirty ...
The base is one of those called pratibhadra , and is one diameter in height . It is
without a ... The projection of the plinth is onethird of the height of the whole base
; the torus and the platband project equal to their respective heights . The upper ...
height , and the middlemost square is ornamented with the petals of a lotus . “
The altitude of the capital , ” says Cásyapa , may be equal to the higher , lower ,
or the middle diameter of the column . Its breadth may be equal to its height , or
are made , with the same height given to them , three other mouldings , called in
the language of architecture , herica , asya , and tatica , which last projects a
fourth part of the diameter . Above these again is the lower collarino , in height
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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.