figures of the male sex are used, they
are called Persians or Parses.
Catadrome, an engine of the ancients,
like a crane, used to raise great weights.
CavjEdium, an open court, or void space
within the hody of a house.
Cavetto, a concave moulding of one
quarter of a circle. See Plate 8.
Caulicoli, the little twists or volutes
under the flower on the abacus in the
Corinthian capital, represent the twisted
tops of the acanthus stalks ; are called
Cell, in an ancient temple! is the in-
closed space within the walls.
Cincture, a ring, list, or fillet, at the
top and bottom of the shaft of the co-.
lumn ; that at the bottom is called Apo-
phyge ; the top one is called Annulet, or
Circus, the length of the Circus maximm
was three stadia, (or furlongs), and a
half; the breadth a little more than one
stadium ; so that the extreme circum-
ference was more than one mile. In
the middle, for almost the whole length,
was a wall, called Spina, twelve feet