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Author Vitruvius Pollio.
Title De architectura. English & Latin
On architecture / Vitruvius ; edited from the Harleian manuscript 2767 and translated into English by Frank Granger.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, [1931-1934]

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PA6156 .V5 1955  v.1    AVAILABLE  
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PA6156 .V5 1955  v.2    AVAILABLE  
Series The Loeb classical library ; 251, 280.
Loeb classical library ; 251, 280.
Subject Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Alt Name Granger, Frank, 1864-1936.
British Library. Manuscript. Harley 2767.
Add Title Vitruvius on architecture
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PA6156 .V5 1955  v.1    AVAILABLE  
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PA6156 .V5 1955  v.2    AVAILABLE  
Series The Loeb classical library ; 251, 280.
Loeb classical library ; 251, 280.
Subject Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Alt Name Granger, Frank, 1864-1936.
British Library. Manuscript. Harley 2767.
Add Title Vitruvius on architecture
Description 2 volumes : illustrations, plans ; 17 cm.
Note Latin text and English translation on opposite pages.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (v. 1, pages xxxii-xxxvi; v. 2, p. xli-xlvi) and indexes.
Contents v. 1. Books I-V -- v. 2. Books VI-X.
v. 1. Preface -- Introduction -- Bibliography -- ON ARCHITECTURE -- Book I: Architectural principles -- Book II: Evolution of building: Use of materials -- Book III: Ionic temples -- Book IV: Doric and Corinthian temples -- Book V: Public buildings: Theatres (and music), baths, harbours -- Index -- Illustrations -- v. 2. Preface -- Introduction -- Vitruvius and the craftsmen of Rome -- Bibliography -- ON ARCHITECTURE -- Book VI: Town and country houses -- Book VII: Interior decoration -- Book VIII: Water-supply -- Book IX: Dials and clocks -- Book X: Mechanical and military engineering -- Indexes -- Note on illustrations -- Illustrations.
Summary In On Architecture Vitruvius adds to the tradition of Greek theory and practice the results of his own experience. The contents of this treatise in ten books are as follows. Book l: Requirements for an architect; town planning; design, cities, aspects; temples. 2: Materials and their treatment. Greek systems. 3: Styles. Corinthian, Ionic, Doric, Tuscan; altars. 5: Other public buildings (fora, basilicae, theatres, colonnades, baths, harbours). 6: Sites and planning, especially of houses. 7: Construction of pavements, roads, mosaic floors, vaults. Decoration (stucco, wall painting, colours). 8: Hydraulic engineering; water supply; aqueducts. 9: Astronomy. Greek and Roman discoveries; signs of the zodiac, planets, moon phases, constellations, astrology, gnomon, sundials. 10: Machines for war and other purposes. -- Jacket.
Note Latin and English on opposite pages.
ISBN 0674992776 (American ; v. 1)
9780674992771 (American ; v. 1)
0434992518 (British ; v. 1)
9780434992515 (British ; v. 1)
0674993098 (American ; v. 2)
9780674993099 (American ; v. 2)
0434992801 (British ; v. 2)
9780434992805 (British ; v. 2)
OCLC # 11739102