On Architecture, Volume II: Books 6-10 (Loeb Classical Library)

On Architecture, Volume II: Books 6-10 (Loeb Classical Library)

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by Vitruvius
     
 

On Architecture, completed by Vitruvius sometime before 27 CE and the only work of its kind to survive antiquity, serves not professionals but readers who want to understand architecture. Topics include town planning, building materials, temples, the architectural orders, houses, pavements, mosaics, water supply, measurements, and machines.See more details below

Overview

On Architecture, completed by Vitruvius sometime before 27 CE and the only work of its kind to survive antiquity, serves not professionals but readers who want to understand architecture. Topics include town planning, building materials, temples, the architectural orders, houses, pavements, mosaics, water supply, measurements, and machines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674993099
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1934
Series:
Loeb Classical Library Series, #280
Edition description:
5th printing/1st pub.1934
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
959,888
Product dimensions:
4.57(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.88(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

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

Plate I. Plan Of House

Plate J. Displuviate Roof, Phases Of Moon

Plate K. Mesolabium. Cheirotometon

Plate L. Analemma

Plate M. Construction Of Automata

Plate N. Water-Clock Of Ctesibius

Plate O. Pulley

Plate P. Water-Tympanum

Plate Q. Water-Screw

Plate R. Water-Organ

Plate S. Diagram Of Balista

Plate T. Tortoise Of Hagetor

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