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On a smooth level piece of ground is erected a gnomon , ” which according to
some , “ should be of sixteen angulas in height , and of the same diameter at the
bottom ; the whole should be shaped like the leaf of an opening bud , D2 ON THE
Around this a circle is drawn with a cord of twice the height of the gnomon , by
fixing one end of it to its base and carrying the other around it . Points are marked
in the circumference where the shadow of the gnomon projects , both in the ...
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 ...
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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.