VITRUVIUS Pollio (M.)

VITRUVIUS Pollio (M.)
M. VITRUVIUS Pollio
parentum curâ liberalibus disciplinis ab ineunte aetate fuit institutus, Encyclopaediamque absolvit, quod ipse fatetur in libri sexti prooemio. Iulio Caesari fuit non ignotus, post cuius obitum ab Octavia fratri Augusto commendatus, apparationi balistarum, scorpionum, ceteroumque tormentorum praefectus est, annuô ei reditu, quoad viveret, constitutô. Quâ munificentiâ excitatus,d omnem aedificandi rationem Augustoscripsit, quam 10. libris complexum se esse, sub finem operis, testatur. ingenui, felicisque fuisse ingenii, libri 7. 9. et 10. argumento esse queant, Philander. Vide Possevin. l. 15. Bibl. c. 17.

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