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The remaining parts of this chapter enumerate, at much length, the proportions of
the component parts of no less than sixty-four different sorts of bases, under
various denominations, as prati bandha, ecabandha, praticram a
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 affinity ...
And in some specimens, the Egyptian capital is composed of the representation
of the 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 ...
To these observations succeeds a detailed enumeration of the proportions of the
different sorts of vimānas, consisting of from one to twelve stories; but as it would
be extremely tiresome to specify the whole, even in the most abridged form, ...
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.