Rudiments of ancient architecture, containing an historical account of the five orders, with their proportions, and examples of each from antiques also, extracts from Vitruvius, Pliny, &c. relative to the buildings of the ancients — London, 1810 (4. Aufl.)

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ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE.

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Odeum, and Theatre, a Lyceum, a Palace,
for the Emperor ; with many other build-
ings : each of which were accommodated
with various apartments, fitted up in a
style of elegance and grandeur, scarcely
credible ; this tnily princely palace occu-
pied an extent of ground above three
miles in length.

The Villa of Mecamas, in the neigh-
bourhood of Tivoli, was also very exten-
sive, and not less elegant.
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