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1. THIS finished, let the bases of the columns be set in place, and constructed in such proportions that their height, including the plinth, may be half the thickness of a column, and their projection (called in Greek ἐκφορά) the same.1 Thus in both length and breadth it will be one and one half thicknesses of a column.

1 Reading aeque tantam as in new Rose. Codd. sextantem; Schn. quadrantem.

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