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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, and ...
... of temples surmounted by pyramidal domes, consisting of from one to twelve
stories, with their respective dimensions. ... the parts respectively assigned to
each within the walls of the temple; the thirty-first of Gópuras or pyramidal
Of the remaining portion of the Mănăsara, 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 vimānas or pyramidal temples. The same
... three quarters to the cavetto, three and a-half to the dome, and one Having
given the proportions of the different parts of pyramidal. and a-half to the
pinnacles.” - ow-vovovovo, ************* ... * *** ** towa. Asia...coectoo %
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.