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Definition of Peripteral

Peripteral
Peripteral Pe*rip"ter*al, a. [Gr., fr. ? + ? feather, wing, row of columns.] (Arch.) Having columns on all sides; -- said of an edifice. See Apteral.

Meaning of Peripteral from wikipedia

- A peripteros (a peripteral building, Gr****: περίπτερος) is a type of ancient Gr**** or Roman temple surrounded by a portico with columns. It is surrounded...
- probably peripteral was built in the 7th century B.C., with an inner row of wooden columns over its Geometric predecessor. It was rebuilt peripteral around...
- times, when a peripteral temple with a floor of hard-packed clay was constructed in the second half of the 8th century BC. The peripteral temple at Ephesus...
- on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Pseudo-peripteral". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press....
- columns, like those of the Temple on the Ilissus in Athens.(Figure 4.) Peripteral hexastyle describes a temple with a single row of peripheral columns around...
- columns that surrounds the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. (in style a peripteral cl****ical temple) can be termed a colonnade. As well as the traditional...
- well-preserved Gr**** temple; it remains standing largely intact. It is a Doric peripteral temple, and is located at the north-west side of the Agora of Athens,...
- developed from the small mud brick structures into double-porched monumental "peripteral" buildings with colonnade on all sides, often reaching more than 20 metres...
- critical role in constructing the final building. The Parthenon is a peripteral octastyle Doric temple with Ionic architectural features. It stands on...
- number, like those of the Temple on the Ilissus in Athens. (figure 4.) Peripteral hexastyle describes a temple with a single row of peripheral columns around...
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