The despairing priests wrung their hands on the peristyles of the temples.
The terraces which crown the peristyles of the theatres were bordered with spectators.
Peristyles, lying athwart, should be one third longer than they are deep, and their columns as high as the colonnades are wide.
(B) A great open court surrounded by peristyles on two or three sides.
Each one takes the woman he loves most, and they dance for exercise with propriety and stateliness under the peristyles.
The caryatid form of pier is generally found, in temples, in the peristyles of the fore-courts or the hypostyles of the pronaos.
The atria and peristyles were embellished with valuable paintings and statues.
We found ourselves in a great court paved with white marble and decorated at each end with light Moorish peristyles.
The courts differ from those at Thebes in having no peristyles or colonnades.
Here and there were strange ruins of marble and red granite—columns, peristyles, benches carved with lions' heads, and pedestals.