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... to the st'húpi ( pinnacle ) . The ad'hist hána ( base ) is divisible into twenty - six
parts . The height of the griva being divided into three parts , one is given to the
véd'hica or basement , one to the griva , * and one to the uttira ( entablature ) .
Divide the breadth of the latter into nine equal parts , and give one to that of the
dandá or pinnacle , or three times the breadth of the pinnacle may be taken for
the breadth of the p'haláca , and one - third of the breadth of the latter for that of
... to the base , one and a - half to the pillar , three - quarters to the entablature , a
half to the base , one to the pillar , a half to the entablature , a quarter to the upper
base , a half to the cant'ha , one to the cupola , and a half to the pinnacle .
... two and a - half to the cupola , and one and a - half to the pinnacle . The
pedestal below is equal in height to the base . " Temples of five stories are found
in various parts of southern India ; and the design which accompanies ,
represents one ...
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 pyramid , from the entablature up to the pinnacle , is in height equal to one
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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.