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  • n. Plural form of stylobate.


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  • The main evidence for the existence of a side street however at this very location, remains, however, the fact that at both sides of the street the stylobates of the N-S Colonnaded Street turned away in opposite directions.

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  • Its basis or groundwork was of most pure and limpid alabaster, and its height somewhat more than three spans, being a regular heptagon on the outside, with its stylobates or footsteps, arulets, cymasults or blunt tops, and Doric undulations about it.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Clearly the passage refers to stylobates in general; but Reber also so translates and punctuates as to make the use of the "scamilli impares" refer only to the case of temples built in the Roman manner with the podium.

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  • The columns are then to be distributed over the stylobates in the manner above described: close together in the pycnostyle; in the systyle, diastyle, or eustyle, as they are described and arranged above.

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  • The capitals having been finished and set up in due proportion to the columns (not exactly level on the columns, however, but with the same measured adjustment, so that in the upper members there may be an increase corresponding to that which was made in the stylobates), the rule for the architraves is to be as follows.

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  • The foundations having been brought up to the level, the stylobates are next to be put in place.

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  • Projection of the stylobate with hypothesis of embossments on the stylobates and the bases of the columns.

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  • The columns upon the stylobates are constructed of a height equivalent to the diameter taken between the outer edges of the stylobate walls, and of a thickness equivalent to one tenth of their height including the capitals and bases.

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  • In the stylobates, let the increase made there by means of the "scamilli impares" be taken from the description written above in the third book.

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  • These pediments, and stylobates, and architraves never excited a single pleasurable feeling in you -- never will, to the end of time.

    Lectures on Architecture and Painting Delivered at Edinburgh in November 1853


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