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Vitruvianism can be defined in two ways. Narrowly defined, it is the study of De architectura, written in the last quarter of the first century bc by Vitruvius, a military engineer who had…

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Hermans, Lex, “Vitruvianism”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 22 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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