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Vitruvius and Later Roman Building Manuals

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ISBN-10: 0521100380

ISBN-13: 9780521100380

Edition: 2009

Authors: Hugh Plommer

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An edition and translation of Faventinus' Compendium of Vitruvius' De architectura. There is an introductory account of the relationship between Vitruvius and the world of Faventinus and Palladius, both of whom made great use of Vitruvian material, Palladius apparently deriving it exclusively from Faventinus. But they did not borrow it slavishly. Both adapted it and added to it in the light of the practical concerns of their own day and technical developments not available to Vitruvius. Dr Plommer holds the view, orthodox since Nohl, that Faventinus wrote in the early fourth century AD and Palladius probably a century later. The text has a translation on facing pages and is followed by a…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations
Publication date: 1/18/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 132
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

List of illustrations
Preface
Introduction: Cetius Faventinus, Palladius and Roman building science
Text and translation: M. Ceti Faventini De Diversis Fabricis Architectonicae
Commentary
List of the main additions and changes made by Faventinus
Indexes