Origin of epistyle
OTHER WORDS FROM epistyleep·i·sty·lar, adjective
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The plinth which forms the upper part of the capital—supporting the entablature by bearing the lower surface of the epistyle beam.
The short band, corresponding to the triglyph, beneath the tnia moulding which crowns the epistyle; the listel.
The continuous fillet which crowns the epistyle, representative of the wall-plate of the original timbered Doric construction.
Both faades were surmounted by epistyle, frieze and pediment.Problems in Periclean Buildings|G. W. Elderkin
The lower stretches from pier to pier, or from column to column, as a connecting epistyle.