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... the first height consisting of thirty angulas , and the last of four hastas , each of
the intermediate ones being increased in the proportion of six angulas . The
same author also prescribes the heights of pedestals to be constructed in the
Concerning the proportions of columns , the second sort of column in the Hindú
architecture may be compared with the Tuscan , the third with the Doric , the
fourth with the Ionic , and the fifth with the Corinthian or Composite pillar . This
... head of the goddess Isis . The entablature of the Indian order admits of little
variety , as well in its composition , as in its relative proportions , whereas the
same member in the Grecian and Roman architecture , is varied for each order
... detailed enumeration of the proportions of the different sorts of vimánas ,
consisting of from one to twelve stories ; but as it would be extremely tiresome to
specify the whole , even in the most abridged form , I shall insert the
measurements of ...
Having given the proportions of the different parts of pyramidal temples and
gateways , we may be permitted to indulge in a few words relative to their general
appearance , and to the ideas which this is calculated to impress on the mind .
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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.