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ASTYLAR

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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 821 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ASTYLAR (from Gr. a-, privative, and vrukos, a column)-, an architectural term given to a class of design in which neither columns nor pilasters are used for decorative purposes; thus the Ricardi and Strozzi. palaces in Florence are astylar in their design, in contradistinction to Palladio's palaces at Vicenza, which are columnar.
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