Definition of amphiprostyle in English:
(Of a classical building) having a portico at each end but not at the sides.
- The Archaic temple had the same Doric tetrastyle amphiprostyle plan as the subsequent one.
- Its monumental entrance, in the form of an amphiprostyle Corinthian portico, was in the southeast corner.
- It is an amphiprostyle temple with four columns in antis in the front and rear.
Definition of amphiprostyle in:
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