On the Hypaethron or greek temples: A paper read before the archaeological society of Berlin together with some observations in reply to the reviewers of "Daedalus"

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Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts, 1861 - Architecture - 38 pages

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Page 36 - Which when the priests of Nanea had set forth, and he was entered with a small company into the compass of the temple, they shut the temple as soon as Antiochus was come in: and opening a privy door of the roof, they threw stones like thunderbolts, and struck down the captain, hewed them in pieces, smote off their heads, and cast them to those that were without.
Page 29 - ... in those parts where the light was admitted, though the regular slope of the roof was retained between these openings, so that neither the ridge nor the continuity of the lines of the roof was interfered with. This would effect all that was required, and in the most beautiful manner, besides that it agrees with all the remains of Greek temples that now exist, as well as with all the descriptions that have been handed down to us from __ antiquity.
Page 8 - Assyrians really made use of the arch on a grand scale ; but this has since been fully proved at Khorsabad, where magnificent arches, of sundried brick, still rest on the massive backs of the colossal bulls which guard the great gateways leading into the city, and...
Page 36 - Straturam loci alicuius ex tabulis factis, quae aestate tollerentur et hieme ponerentur, aedium esse ait Labeo, quoniam perpetui usus paratae essent: neque ad rem pertinere, quod interim tollerentur.

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