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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entry through which they passed into a
peristyle; this entry or passage had on
one side the porter's lodge, and on the
other the stables. Among the Greeks,
the apartments of the women were se-
parate from those of the men, and the
latter dined by themselves. See the
distribution of ancient houses, farther
explained in the former part of this

Hyp^thral, i. e. uncovered, or open
to the sky; according to Vitruvius, the
seventh order of temples, and without a

Hypotrachelion, the neck or frize of
a capital.

Impost, a facia or small cornice which

crowns a pier or pilaster, and from

which an arch springs.
Insulated, standing alone, or detached

from any contiguous building, &c.
Intercolumniation, the space between

two columns, for the particulars of

which, see page 64.
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