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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Column

A column or pillar in architecture and structural engineering is a structural element that ... In architecture, "column" refers to such a structural element that also has ... on a base set in the stylobate (floor base) and topped by a simple round capital. ... with capitals often using various types of foliage decoration, and in the West ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_order

"An Order in architecture is a certain assemblage of parts subject to uniform established ... and details, and most readily recognizable by the type of column employed. ... Each style has distinctive capitals at the top of columns and horizontal .... Tuscan order has a very plain design, with a plain shaft, and a simple capital, ...

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The doric columns in Greek architecture are typically baseless, fluted, and with a smooth transition to the abacus (wider, square supporting structure above the ...

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What is a simple chemical containing only one type of atom? ... The decorative top of a column? capital. Edit ... What type of column does the US capital have?

www.dummies.com/education/architecture/greek-architecture-doric-ionic-or-corinthian

One of the reasons that they have lasted so long is that the Greeks built their temples ... up the roof, for example, were translated into stone as a decorative element, called a triglyph (“three grooves”), in the entablature above the column capital.

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They have a capital (the top, or crown) made of a circle topped by a square. The shaft (the tall part of the column) is plain and has 20 sides. There is no base in the ... The area above the column, called the frieze [pronounced "freeze"], had simple patterns. Above the ... The Ionic style is a little more decorative than the Doric.

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Sep 9, 2009 ... There are five main types of columns, referred to as column orders, and each ... Ionic columns have spiral, scroll-shaped ornaments at the capital and rests ... It is identifiable by its simple shaft that has no fluting and having an abacus capital. ... The capital is found at the top of the shaft and is the decorative ...

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Sep 15, 2011 ... The Doric Order was the first to be introduced, the column capital is plain ... The Doric order also included a specific "entablature" or decoration above the columns. .... Remember that Doric has a plain capital, Ionic a scroll and ...

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The capital of Corinthian columns, however, has flowers and leaves below a small scroll, making Corinthian columns the most decorative of all the Greek column ...