Definition of Pseudoperipteral

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

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



Definition of Pseudoperipteral

1. a. Falsely or imperfectly peripteral, as a temple having the columns at the sides attached to the walls, and an ambulatory only at the ends or only at one end.

Definition of Pseudoperipteral

1. Adjective. (architecture) Falsely or imperfectly peripteral. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pseudoperipteral

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pseudoperipteral (current term)
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Literary usage of Pseudoperipteral

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1. A History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States by William Dunlap, Frank William Bayley, Charles Eliot Goodspeed (1918)
"... pseudoperipteral. || Although omitted in chronological order, I take this opportunity of connecting the name of JOHN ..."

2. A Handbook of Architectural Styles by Albert Rosengarten (1898)
"The pseudoperipteral, occurring extremely rarely in Grecian architecture, ... The pseudoperipteral, in which, as in the oblong pseudo- ..."

3. The Architecture of Greece & Rome: A Sketch of Its Historic Development by William James Anderson, Richard Phené Spiers (1907)
"Temples of Aesculapius, at Girgenti (111. 41), and of Serapis, at Taormina (Doric). Prostyle pseudoperipteral—Temple at Cnidus (Corinthian), Fortuna Virilis ..."

4. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"So, while leaving all the rest in the same symmetrical proportions, they appear to have produced a new kind of plan with the new name "pseudoperipteral. ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... pseudoperipteral, with a portico three columns deep, and is raised on a podium 12 ft. high. The next best preserved example is the temple of Jupiter at ..."

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