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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 677 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PYCNOSTYLE (Gr. srvKvos, close, compact, and ariiAos, column), the architectural term given by Vitruvius to the inter-columniation of the columns of a temple, when this was equal to 11 diameters.
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HENRY JAMES PYE (1745-1813)

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