"In this new translation of Vitruvius, accompanied by a lengthy commentary aand numerous translations, Rowland and Howe have done a valuable service to Vitruvian studies. Both commentary and the illustrations are treasure troves of information...It is an ambitious project well executed ,and has a great deal to offer those interested in Vitruvius, Roman architecture, and the history of architecture at whatever stage of their studies." Classical World
"A great reference book about all of the classical orders of architecture" House and Garden
"This book makes the Renaissance enthusiasm for Vitruvius understandable again, and it is an indispensable starting point for future work on him." Garry Wills, Preservation
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Latin
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