Definition of Peristylar

1. Adjective. Having columniation completely circling an area of the structure.

Exact synonyms: Pseudoperipteral
Similar to: Peripteral
Derivative terms: Peristyle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peristylar

peristole
peristolic
peristoma
peristomal
peristomata
peristomatous
peristome
peristomes
peristomia
peristomial
peristomium
peristrephic
peristriate area
peristriate cortex
peristrumous
peristylar (current term)
peristyle
peristyles
perisylvian
perisynaptic
perisynovial
perisystole
perisystolic
peritarsal network
peritectic
peritectoid
peritectomy
peritendineum
peritendinitis
peritendinitis calcarea

Literary usage of Peristylar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Parthenon by James Fergusson (1883)
"Curiously enough, we have no hint in any work that has come down to us who built the first peristylar temple. No name is, even traditionally, ..."

2. A History of Architecture in All Countries: From the Earliest Times to the by James Fergusson (1874)
"It is of a simple peristylar form, with columns in front and rear, the latter being now built into a wall, and seven square piers on each flank. ..."

3. History of Architecture in All Countries: From the Earliest Times to the by James Fergusson (1887)
"It is of a simple peristylar form, with columns in front and rear, the latter being now built into a wall, and seven square piers on each flank. ..."

4. The Rudiments of Architecture and Building for the Use of Architects by John Bullock (1865)
"It should be observed, too, that a building cannot at the same tune be peristylar and have a prostyle portico, the latter being merged in the general ..."

5. Rudimentary Architecture for the Use of Beginners and Students: The Orders by William Henry Leeds (1852)
"Of peristylar temples there were two sorts, viz. those with a single row of columns on each side, and those which have two, which last are distinguished by ..."

6. The Rudiments of Architecture and Building: For the Use of Architects edited by John Bullock (1855)
"It should be observed, too, that a building cannot at the same time be peristylar and have a prostyle portico, the latter being merged in the general ..."

7. A History of Art in Ancient Egypt by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1883)
"... became supreme over Egypt, this temple resembles the Theban buildings in its plan. From a peristylar court enclosed between two pylons, we pass into a ..."

8. The Illustrated Handbook of Architecture: Being a Concise and Popular by James Fergusson (1855)
"We possess the tangible evidence of peristylar temples and proto-Doric pillars, erected in Egypt centuries before the oldest known specimen- in Greece. ..."

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