losophy, and instituted the sect named
Stoics, from the place of their assem-
Stylobatum, the pedestal of a column.
Systyle, according to Vitruvius, the
second method of intercolumniation,
having two diameters between the co-
Tailloir, the abacm.
Talon, a cyma reversa.
Temple, among the ancients, according
to Vitruvius, there were seven different
kinds or orders: see page 58. The
word is applied to buildings used to
decorate modern gardens, &c.
Tenia, the upper member of the Doric
architrave ; a kind of Intel.
Tetrastyle, a building with four co-
lumns in front.
Theatre. The Theatres of the ancients
were of a semicircular form, the benches
or seats fcuneij rose above one another,
and were distributed to the different
orders, in the following manner: The