CONNALLY: Very strange, dipteral, unbelievable, like something that couldn't have happened, just couldn't have happened. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Nov 22, 2003] Reference
The dipteral also is octastyle in both front and rear porticoes, but it has two rows of columns all round the temple, like the temple of. From Wordnik.com. [The Ten Books on Architecture] Reference
In everything else it is the same as the dipteral, but inside it has two tiers of columns set out from the wall all round, like the colonnade of. From Wordnik.com. [The Ten Books on Architecture] Reference
Hence it was that when, about four hundred years later, King Antiochus promised to pay the expenses of that work, the huge cella, the surrounding columns in dipteral arrangement, and the architraves and other ornaments, adjusted according to the laws of symmetry, were nobly constructed with great skill and supreme knowledge by Cossutius, a citizen of Rome. From Wordnik.com. [The Ten Books on Architecture] Reference
The temple of the +Olympian Zeus+ at Athens (Fig. 39), a mighty dipteral Corinthian edifice measuring 354 by 171 feet, standing on a vast terrace or temenos surrounded by a buttressed wall, was begun by Antiochus Epiphanes (170 B.C.) on the site of an earlier unfinished. From Wordnik.com. [A Text-Book of the History of Architecture Seventh Edition, revised] Reference
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