View of the Peristylium of the Palace
View of the Peristylium of the Palace.
A. Front of the Vestibulum.
B. Part of the Spire of the Cathedral Church.
C C. Collonades on each Side of the Peristylium.
D. Part of the Temple of Jupiter.
E. Gothic Sepulchre.
F. Marble Lattice anciently placed between the Columns of the Periflium, dividing it from the Courts of the Temples.
G G. Two modern Chapels built within the Porticus of the Vestibulum.
H. Sphynx formerly placed within the Temple of Jupiter.
I 1. Arches of the Covered Arcades of the Street from the East to the West Gate, now converted into Shops:
In the principal Front of Diocletian's Baths at Rome, publimhed from the Drawings of Palladio by Lord Burlington, there is an Arcade, Supported by Columns, with Archivolts from Column to Column, exactly similar to those of the Peristylium of this Palace. As that Part of these Baths have been destroyed since Palladio's Time, I am obliged to quote his Authority, instead of appealing to the Original itself.