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On Architecture, Volume II Books 6-10

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ISBN-10: 0674993098

ISBN-13: 9780674993099

Edition: 1934

Authors: Vitruvius, Frank Granger

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Vitruvius (Marcus V. Pollio), Roman architect and engineer, studied Greek philosophy and science and gained experience in the course of professional work. He was one of those appointed to be overseers of imperial artillery or military engines, and was architect of at least one unit of buildings for Augustus in the reconstruction of Rome. Late in life and in ill health he completed, sometime before 27 BC, De Architectura which, after its rediscovery in the fifteenth century, was influential enough to be studied by architects from the early Renaissance to recent times. In On Architecture Vitruvius adds to the tradition of Greek theory and practice the results of his own experience. The…    
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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 1934
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 1/1/1934
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 7.48" wide x 6.61" long x 1.03" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Introduction Vitruvius And The Craftsmen Of Rome Bibliography On Architecture
Town And Country Houses
Interior Decoration
Dials And Clocks
Mechanical And Military Engineering
Indexes Note On Illustrations Illustrations
Plan Of House
Displuviate Roof, Phases Of Moon
Mesolabium. Cheirotometon
Construction Of Automata
Water-Clock Of Ctesibius
Diagram Of Balista
Tortoise Of Hagetor