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  • The other walls of the octagon-shaped command center were occupied by silent, animated screens similar to the one the underground security commander appeared on.
  • To N.E., and passing through the Octagon, which is surrounded by several of the principal buildings.
  • Externally it is an irregular octagon, each face consisting of a lower storey with a semicircular arch (in three cases occupied by a portal), with sculptures by Antelami, four tiers of small columns supporting as many continuous architraves, and forming open galleries, and above these (an addition of the Gothic period) a row of five engaged columns supporting a series of pointed arches and a cornice.
  • It is an octagon, with a dome; in the interior are two arcades one above the other.
  • The former, well restored by Ricci in1898-1900(except for the dome with its baroque frescoes which has not been altered), is a regular octagon, with a vestibule, originally flanked by two towers on the west, a choir added on the east, triangular outside and circular within; it is surrounded within by two galleries interrupted at the presbytery, and supported by eight large pillars, the intervals between which are occupied by open exedrae.

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