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
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.