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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losophy, and instituted the sect named
Stoics, from the place of their assem-
bling.

Stylobatum, the pedestal of a column.

Systyle, according to Vitruvius, the
second method of intercolumniation,
having two diameters between the co-
lumns.

T.

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

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