Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (born c. 80–70 BC, died after c. 15 BC), commonly known as Vitruvius or Vitruvi or Vitruvio, was a Roman author, architect, civil engineer and military engineer during the 1st century BC, known for his multi-volume work entitled De architectura. His discussion of perfect proportion in architecture and the human body, led to the famous Renaissance drawing by Da Vinci of Vitruvian Man.

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Name(s):
      Marcus Vitruvius Pollio
Occupation:
      Architect
Birth:
      80 BC, Formia, Italy
Death:
      15 AD, Italy


Additional Information:

  • Vitruvius – Wikipedia
    Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (born c. 80–70 BC, died after c. 15 BC), commonly known as Vitruvius or Vitruvi or Vitruvio, was a Roman author, architect, civil engineer and military engineer during the 1st century BC.
  • Vitruvius – Ancient History Encyclopedia
    Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (c. 90 – c. 20 BCE), better known simply as Vitruvius, was a Roman military engineer and architect who wrote De Architectura (On Architecture), a treatise which combines the history of ancient architecture and engineering with the author’s personal experience and advice on the subject.
  • Vitruvius | Roman architect | Britannica.com
    Vitruvius, in full Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (flourished 1st century bc), Roman architect, engineer, and author of the celebrated treatise De architectura (On Architecture), a handbook for Roman architects.
  • Vitruvius’s theories of beauty – The British Library
    Is it possible to identify a universal sense of beauty – a definition of beauty that can be applied to all people at all times? Don’t our ideas of beauty shift and fight and transform themselves in different times and spaces?
  • Vitruvius facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com
    For the facts of Vitruvius’ life we are dependent almost exclusively on the internal evidence of his only known work, the treatise De architectura, In the manuscripts of this work and in references to it by other classical writers he is referred to simply by his family name (nomen), Vitruvius,
  • Vitruvius Architecture’s Golden Rules: The Vitruvian Triad -KUKUN
    There are many standards by which architects base their practice, but there is one shared by most that has been unshakable for millennia. During the height of Ancient Rome, Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, otherwise known as Vitruvius, wrote his thoughts on architecture commonly known as ‘Vitruvius architecture’ in his Ten Books.

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