Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

Roman architect, engineer, theoretician of architecture of the second half
water from clay pipes is much more wholesome than that which is conducted through lead pipes, because lead is found to be harmful for the reason that white lead is derived from it, and this is said to be hurtful to the human system.More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Since, therefore, individuals as well as the public are so indebted to these writers for the benefits they enjoy, I think them not only entitled to the honour of palms and crowns, but even to be numbered among the gods.More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In Sparta , paintings have been taken out of certain walls by cutting through the bricks, then have been placed in wooden frames, and so brought to the Comitium to adorn the aedileship of [C. Visellius] Varro and [C. Licinius] Murena.More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Wind is a floating wave of air, whose undulation continually varies.More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Burn shavings and splinters of pitch pine, and when they turn to charcoal, put them out, and pound them into mortar with size. This will make a pretty black for fresco painting.More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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