## An Encyclopædia of Architecture: Historical, Theoretical, and Practical |

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Its plan was a

generally assigned to it) of about 109% ft. by 36% ft., being as nearly as may be

two thirds of the size of the church of St. Martin's in the Fields. In front was a

pronaos, ...

Its plan was a

**parallelogram**(taking the cubit at 1824 ft., being the lengthgenerally assigned to it) of about 109% ft. by 36% ft., being as nearly as may be

two thirds of the size of the church of St. Martin's in the Fields. In front was a

pronaos, ...

Seite 53

This was commenced in 770 by Abderahman, and finished by his son and

successor, Hisham. Its plan is a

440, formed by a wall and counterforts, both of which are embattled. The height of

the ...

This was commenced in 770 by Abderahman, and finished by his son and

successor, Hisham. Its plan is a

**parallelogram**, whose longest side is 620 ft. by440, formed by a wall and counterforts, both of which are embattled. The height of

the ...

Seite 98

Generally speaking, the circus was a

from four to five times its breadth. It was surrounded by seats ranged above each

other and bounded by an exterior wall, probably pierced with arcades. The spina

...

Generally speaking, the circus was a

**parallelogram**, whose external length wasfrom four to five times its breadth. It was surrounded by seats ranged above each

other and bounded by an exterior wall, probably pierced with arcades. The spina

...

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... built by William Rede, Bishop of Chichester, about 1370, and one of the ablest

geometricians of the age, the ground plan is nearly a

large towers at the angles, not projecting externally, but inserted into the side

walls.

... built by William Rede, Bishop of Chichester, about 1370, and one of the ablest

geometricians of the age, the ground plan is nearly a

**parallelogram**with fourlarge towers at the angles, not projecting externally, but inserted into the side

walls.

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A rectangular

the steps of the western portico to the exterior of the eastern wall of the choir), is

crossed by another

...

A rectangular

**parallelogram**, 480 ft. from east to west (measuring from the top ofthe steps of the western portico to the exterior of the eastern wall of the choir), is

crossed by another

**parallelogram**, whose extremities form the transepts, 250 ft. in...

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Seite 6 - In taking two stations having the same value, the one to the north and the other to the south of...

Seite 316 - The angle at the centre of a circle is double of the angle at the circumference upon the same base, that is, upon the same part of the circumference.

Seite 16 - The western face, which is the least elevated, is the most interesting on account of the appearance of building it presents. Near the summit of it appears a low wall, with interruptions, built of unburnt bricks, mixed up with chopped straw or reeds, and cemented with clay-mortar of great thickness, having between every layer a layer of reeds ; and on the north side are also some vestiges of a similar construction.

Seite 375 - As 360 is to the degrees in the arc of the sector, so is the area of the whole circle to the area of the sector.

Seite 17 - ... in breadth, diminishing in thickness to the top, which is broken and irregular, and rent by a large fissure extending through a third of its height.

Seite ix - Vive, vale ; si quid novisti rectius istis, Candidus impertí ; si non, his utere mecum.

Seite 51 - Twenty-five years, and above three millions sterling, were employed by the founder: his liberal taste invited the artists of Constantinople, the most skilful sculptors and architects of the age; and the buildings were sustained or adorned by twelve hundred columns of Spanish and African, of Greek and Italian marble. The hall of audience was...

Seite 372 - PROBLEM I. To find the area of a parallelogram, whether it be a square, a rectangle, a rhombus, or a rhomboides.

Seite 199 - The taste of all these stately mansions was that bastard style which intervened between Gothic and Grecian architecture; or which perhaps was the style that had been invented for the houses of the nobility, when they first ventured on the settlement of the kingdom after the termination of the quarrel between the Roses, to abandon their fortified dungeons, and consult convenience and magnificence...

Seite 216 - What the back-ground is in painting, in architecture is the real ground on which the building is erected ; and no architect took greater care that his work should not appear crude and hard, that is, that it did not abruptly start out of the ground without expectation or preparation.