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Vitruvius Pollio, Marcus – (1st century AD) – Roman architect
Vitruvius was a Roman architect and engineer, who flourished in the early years of the first century AD. We know little about him, but his great work, De Architecturei, written in ten books, tells us a lot about the principles of design and building that governed Roman engineers and constructors. He is thought to have been given an important post in the household of the Emperor Augustus.
Vitruvius’ designs for buildings were lost to the world for many centuries, but were re-discovered in some form during the Renaissance, and they guided European architects for many years.
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