His bill, adopted by parliament on the 7th of June 1875, still forms the ground plan of the Italian army.
She was worshipped, under the form of a conical stone, in an open-air sanctuary of the usual Cypriote type (not unlike those of Mycenaean Greece), the general form of which is known from representations on late gems, and on Roman imperial coins;' its ground plan was discovered by excavations in 1888.2 It suffered repeatedly from earthquakes, and was rebuilt more than once; in Roman times it consisted of an open court, irregularly quadrangular, with porticos and chambers on three sides, and a gateway through them on the east.
This gave the whole ground plan of the monument, and no doubt designedly so, the shape of a gigantic swastika a symbol of good fortune).
Of the fortress built by William the Conqueror in 1068 some portions were probably incorporated in Clifford's tower, the shell of which, showing an unusual ground plan of four intersecting circles, rises from an artificial mound.
The ground plan of the building is estimated to occupy an area of 396,782 sq.