Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 6 On the Eight Bones of the Head and the Sutures Connecting Them

The circumference of the temporal bones

The temporal bones (one marked N in figs. 3, 4, 5; in figs. 3, 4 its circumference is from C through G, F to H, and in fig. 5 from C through m, m to n, and then through a, a to H in figs. 3, 4) are surrounded by squamous agglutinations and extensions of the lambdoid suture; also by a portion of the suture that terminates the cuneiform bone and runs obliquely on both sides from the transverse line [synchondrosis spheno-occipitalis] common to the occiput and the cuneiform bone upward through [sutura sphenosquamosa] the hollows of the temples [fossa temporalis] to the squamous agglutinations [sutura squamosa].



Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 6 On the Eight Bones of the Head and the Sutures Connecting Them