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1 Upper step of a three-stepped crepidoma (see crepido) forming the platform on which a Greek temple, any colonnade, or peristyle stands.

2 In Classical architecture any continuous base, plinth, or pedestal on which a row of columns is set, properly the uppermost part of a stereobate.

Subjects: Architecture.


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