[vi-troo-vee-uh s pol-ee-oh]
- Marcus,flourished 1st century b.c., Roman architect, engineer, and author.
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Does some pedantic Vitruvian brand the columns as too short?
Does he blame the capitals, which certainly do not follow the exact pattern of any Vitruvian order?
There were minor academies in Rome, one of which, the Vitruvian Academy, occupied itself mainly with architecture.The Century of Columbus
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When these discs disappear, the fibre by itself resembles the Vitruvian scroll, and may be called a curvilinear fret.Evolution in Art
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How far existing remains agree with the Vitruvian scheme will be seen as we proceed.
- Marcus (ˈmɑːkəs). 1st century bc, Roman architect, noted for his treatise De architectura, the only surviving Roman work on architectural theory and a major influence on Renaissance architects
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