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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Tondino, an astragal.

Torus, or Tore, a large semicircular mould-
ing, used in the base of columns. See
Plate 8.

Trabeation, the entablature.

Triclinium, a dining room.

Triglyph, an ornament peculiar to the
Doric frize. See Plate 10.

Trochilus, the scotia.

Turris, a tower; in civil Architecture a
pavilion, or garden temple.

Tuscan Order, one of the five orders of
Architecture.

Tympan, the flat surface or space within
a pediment.

Vase , the body of a Corinthian capital, also
an ornament used in Architecture, &c.

Vault, an arched roof, the stones or ma-
terials of which are so placed as to sup-
port each other.

Vestibule, the entrance to large houses;
the part under the portico.

Volute, the scroll or spiral horn, used
in Ionic and Composite capitals.
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