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 (vĭ-tro͞o′vē-əs) Full name Marcus Vitruvius Pollio. fl. first century bc.
Roman architect and writer. His De Architectura is the only surviving text on ancient architectural theory.
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by Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, an engineer for Octavian, who became Emperor Augustus.
Many aspects of interior equipment affecting the acoustic space were described by Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (The ten books on architecture; Morris 1960), and can be utilised in the investigation of Vitruvian architectural acoustics.
We have a time machine to the best of our ability," says Professor Dai Morgan Evans, the academic who, armed with De Architectura (On Architecture) by Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, provided the project's historical expertise.