Vitruvius Pollio


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Vitruvius Pollio

(vɪˈtruːvɪəs ˈpɒlɪˌəʊ)
n
(Biography) Marcus (ˈmɑːkəs). 1st century bc, Roman architect, noted for his treatise De architectura, the only surviving Roman work on architectural theory and a major influence on Renaissance architects
Viˈtruvian adj

Vi•tru•vi•us Pol•li•o

(vɪˈtru vi əs ˈpɒl iˌoʊ)
n.
Marcus, fl. 1st century B.C., Roman architect, engineer, and author.
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Marcus Vitruvius Pollio wrote in the time of Augustus (63 B.
Architecture of Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, in Ten Books, translated by Joseph Gwilt (London: Priestly and Weale, 1826), 3-4.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, a Roman writer, architect and engineer, active in the 1st century BC, best known as the author of the multi-volume work De Architectura (On Architecture) discloses the mathematical symmetry of the male body that gives birth to a new paradigm in design:
by Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, an engineer for Octavian, who became Emperor Augustus.
His successors were Terrenius Varro, Publius Septimus, and lastly Vitruvius Pollio (1837), the last of whom said about his work that it contained all: "that the Greeks knew of the art of building".
5) Vitruvius Pollio, The Ten Books of Architecture, ed.
In woods, caves, and groves, they lived on food gathered in the fields," wrote Marcus Vitruvius Pollio more than 2,000 years ago in his well-known account of classical traditions in architecture.
Vitruvius Pollio a prosaic description (Vitruvius, De architectura, 10.