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Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome 6 6 Browse Search
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 5 5 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 8, 1863., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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rs to a water-raising machine of this kind, used to supply the garrison of the Memphite Babylon, on the Nile, and worked by 150 men. It was also used as a draining pump by the Turdetani of Iberia in the time of Strabo. This was the country of the Guadalquiver. See screw, Archimedean. Ar′chi-tecture. The classic orders are five: Doric, Ionic and Corinthian (Greek); Tuscan and Composite (Roman). The more modern is Gothic, which has several varieties: Anglo-Roman, B. C. 55 to A. D. 250; Anglo-Saxon, A. D. 800 to 1066; Anglo-Norman, 1066 to 1135; Early English or Pointed, 1135 to 1272; Pure Gothic, 1272 to 1377; Florid, 1377 to 1509; Elizabethan, 1509 to 1625. The subject is copiously and admirably treated in many excellent works. Its interest in a work of this character is not as an art, but as requiring machinery to hew and shape the stones, construct the foundations and the roof, and also calling for ingenuity in providing the building with its material accessories for