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Vitruvius Pollio (First Century B.C.)

Vitruvius Pollio (vē-trö’vē-us pol’le-ō). A celebrated Roman military engineer and writer on architecture. He lived in the Augustan age, and wrote ten books ‘Of Architecture,’ treating of the construction of temples and public and private buildings, as also of waterworks, sun-dials, various machines, etc. The work is extant.