Origin of epistyle
Related formsep·i·sty·lar, adjective
Examples from the Web for epistyle
The stone beams of the epistyle lay from axis to axis of the columns.
The plinth which forms the upper part of the capital—supporting the entablature by bearing the lower surface of the epistyle beam.
The capital had a straight connection between the spirals, and the epistyle was stepped but twice.
Both faades were surmounted by epistyle, frieze and pediment.Problems in Periclean Buildings|G. W. Elderkin
The short band, corresponding to the triglyph, beneath the tnia moulding which crowns the epistyle; the listel.