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Definition of the adjective octastyle

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  1. [architecture] Having eight columns in the front row (of a portico etc.)

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Google previewClassical Architecture (2003)

An Introduction to Its Vocabulary and Essentials, with a Select Glossary of Terms by James Stevens Curl

A circular building with columns all round it is peripteral circular, while the term peripteral octastyle means a rectangular building surrounded by columns, with eight at each end torming porticoes. Pseudo- peripteral means that columns are ...

Google previewCreative Design in Industry and Architecture (2015)

by G. Berkin, O. Kucukerman, Halic University Faculty of Architecture, Turkey

Octastyle is a rectangular with one-to-two proportions mostly used in Greek fa├žades [1]. Greeks introduced three main geometrical principles: Every area bound by straight lines can be divided into triangles; every triangle can be made equal to ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture (2013)

by Cyril M. Harris

octagon house octastyle A temple facade or portico having eight columns in the front or end row. octastyle: Temple of Diana, Ephesus (356 B.C. ) octopartite vault One of ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Architecture (2015)

by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson

A halfplan, dipteral octastyle, ...

Google previewA general and bibliographical dictionary of the fine arts (1824)

by James Elmes

The fifth or dipteral order, which Vitruvius places after the pseudo dipteral, is octastyle, or eight columned, like the portico of the Parthenon, but has a double row of columns all round the cell. In the sixth, that is, the pseudo dipteral, or false ...

Google previewA general and bibliographical Dictionary of the Fine Arts. Containing ... explanations of the principal terms used in Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, and Engraving ... historical Sketches of the ... different Schools, etc (1826)

by James ELMES

The fifth or dipteral order, which Vitruvius places after the pseudo dipteral, is octastyle, or eight columned, like the portico of the Parthenon, but has a double row of columns all round the cell. In the sixth, that is, the pseudo dipteral, or false ...

Google previewThe Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (2017)

by Richard Stillwell

The octastyle temple was erected toward the end of the century. Between the end of the 5th c. and the second half of the 4th the buildings were gravely damaged and the treasury was probably destroyed. The architectural elements and the ...

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Small photo of The Temple of Castor and Pollux in the Roman Forum, near the Colosseum, in Rome, Italy, Three Corinthian columns left from the original Octastyle temple. Black and white image.Small photo of The Temple of Castor and Pollux in the Roman Forum, near the Colosseum, in Rome, Italy, Three Corinthian columns left from the original Octastyle temple. Black and white image. More...

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