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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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Later, on a balcony in the Cunard Building, with Pyrrus, his Spanish cocker spaniel, at our feet, he had clearly become bored of answering the same questions over and over.
And passing all of knyghthode and of name And excellyng by worthynesse of fame, The noble kyng callyd Campaneus Kam ek to Arge, the story telleth us, Proved ful wel and hadde ryden ferre, And thider kam the kyng Melleager, Kyng Genor ek that helde his royal sete, Mvn autour seith, in the lond of Crete, Kyng Laeris and the kyng Pyrrus, And ek the kyng called Tortolanus.
Contra vero philosophi mathematici non se ira, quae artem pertur bat, ut Pyrrus aiebat transversos abripi finunt, sed totos se rationi permittunt, non obstin ate refractarii iurgiis & conviciis invehuntur, sed pacatis sedatisque mentibus rem perpendunt, & in obscuris poenitusque abditis afferunt potius ingenuam ignorationis confessionem, quam temerariam affirmationem.' (Translation by Philippa Goold.)
She makes this point clearly in her early philosophical work, Pyrrus and Cineas, and repeats it again in The Ethics of Ambiguity: 'he must be conscious of the requirements of his own freedom, which can will itself only by destining itself to an open future, by seeking to extend itself by means of the freedom of others'.
Midway through the drama, hearing the players recite their lines about Hecuba and Pyrrus, Hamlet is enabled to access his own violence.
Em O segundo sexo e em Pyrrus et Cineas, para ater-me apenas a essas duas obras, a alteridade (como relacao e diferenca, ou diferenca em relacao) exerce uma funcao crucial em suas nocoes de situacao e de singularidade, como tambem nas nocoes de troca, reciprocidade e acao social.
Cuando tenia dieciocho anos empezo a escribir Ultramarine como resultado de un viaje que hiciera a Shanghai y Yokohama a bordo del carguero SS Pyrrus, que se publicito en los periodicos como el rechazo de un nino rico a la vida regalada ("Yo no quiero cojines de seda, quiero ver el mundo, rozarme con sus particularidades, adquirir experiencia en la vida antes de ingresar en la Universidad de Cambridge").
Ma, come deplora il miles, convicanus e conpossessor Aurelius Pyrrus nel presentare la petitio all'imperatore, <<....e avvenuto che quello che per il villaggio sembrava essere un vantaggio, nel tempo si e mutato in suo danno>> (59).