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8. Thus, over each portion of the architrave two metopes and two triglyphs 1 will be placed; and, in addition, at the corners half a triglyph and besides a space large enough for a half triglyph. At the centre, vertically under the gable, there should be room for three triglyphs and three metopes, in order that the centre intercolumniation, by its greater width, may give ample room for people to enter the temple, and may lend an imposing effect to the view of the statues of the gods.
1 That is: two metopes with a triglyph between them, and half of the triglyph on either side.
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