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Vitruvius Writing the Body of Architecture

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ISBN-10: 0262134152

ISBN-13: 9780262134156

Edition: 2002

Authors: Indra Kagis McEwen

List price: $42.00
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This is an historical study of Vitruvius's 'De Architectura', showing that his purpose in writing 'the whole body of architecture' was shaped by the imperial Roman project of world domination.
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 3/14/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 507
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
The Angelic Body
Commentaries.
Auctoritas.
A Perfect Ten.
Unified Bodies.
Signification.
The Herculean Body
The King's Double.
The Once and Future King.
Benefiting the World.
The Body Beautiful
Vitruvian Man.
Religio.
Venus, venustas.
Corinthia.
The Body of the King
Gnomonice.
The Prima Porta Statue of Augustus.
Corpus imperii.
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Illustration Sources
Index