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Vitruvius the man

Of things that equally appertain to Publick and Private Buildings. Of the great Merits of Vitruvius, and the Excellencies of his Works.

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Of Architecture that is common to us with the Ancients. Of Architecture in General. Of the Original of Architecture.

What Architecture is. Of the Choice of Materials. Of the Vse of the Materials. Of the Foundation.

Of the Walts. Of Flooring and Ceiling. Of Plastering.

Decoding Vitruvius: Vitrivian Man, 4 Divine Races & The 10 Books on Architecture

Of the Form and Situation of the Building. Of the Disposition of Fabricks. Of the Convenient Form of Buildings. In what the Beauty of Building Consists.

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Of the Five sorts of Fabricks. Of the Five Orders of Architecture. Of Things that are Common to several Orders. Of the Thuscan Order.

Vitruvius the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Morris Hicky Morgan Trans

Of the Dorick Order. Of the Ionick Order. Of the Corinthian Order. Of the Compound Order.


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Containing the Architecture peculiar to the Ancients. Of Publick Buildings.


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  • Of Fortresses. Of Temples. He was possibly a praefectus fabrum during military service or praefect architectus armamentarius of the apparitor status group. During the last years of his life, Professor Morgan had devoted much time and energy to the preparation of a translation of Vitruvius, which he proposed to supplement with a revised text, illustrations, and notes. He had completed the translation, with the exception of the last four chapters of the tenth book, and had discussed, with Professor Warren, the illustrations intended for the first six books of the work; the notes had not been arranged or completed, though many of them were outlined in the manuscript, or the intention to insert them indicated.

    The several books of the translation, so far as it was completed, had been read to a little group of friends, consisting of Professors Sheldon and Kittredge, and myself, and had received our criticism, which had, at times, been utilized in the revision of the work. After the death of Professor Morgan, in spite of my obvious incompetency from a technical point of view, I undertook, at the request of his family, to complete the translation, and to see the book through the press.

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    I must, therefore, assume entire responsibility for the translation of the tenth book, beginning with chapter thirteen, and further responsibility for necessary changes made by me in the earlier part of the translation, changes which, in no case, affect any theory held by Professor Morgan, but which involve mainly the adoption of simpler forms of statement, or the correction of obvious oversights. Marcus Vitruvius Pollio late 1st century B. Robert Tavernor studied architecture in London, Rome and Cambridge and practices as a consultant architect.

    After working at the University of Nottingham for many years, he moved to the Istituto universitario di architettura di Venezia in , where he is the Professor of the History of Architecture. Convert currency. Add to Basket. Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory n. More information about this seller Contact this seller.

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