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Their palaces , their temples , the stupendous pyramidal gateways leading to the
latter , the colonnades and porticoes with which they are surrounded ; some of " a
thousand pillars , ” others equally remarkable for their elevations , richness ...
... temples surmounted by pyramidal domes , consisting of from one to twelve
stories , with their respective dimensions . ... first of Gópuras or pyramidal
buildings , or turrets raised over the gateways leading into the temples ; the thirty
- second ...
Of the remaining portion of the Mánásara , twelve successive chapters , from the
eighteenth to the twenty - ninth , are entirely taken up with rules respecting the
measurements , & c . of as many sorts of vimanas or pyramidal temples . The
... the dome , and one and a - half to the pinnacles . ” Having given the
proportions of the different parts of pyramidal ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE
HINDUS . 61.
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.