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Vitruvian Man

Leonardo da Vinci’s man in a circle is reproduced everywhere. What does it mean? He was simply following Vitruvius’s measurements of good proportion. And who was Vitruvius? A Roman architect who lived at the time of Augustus (and Christ). He … Continue reading

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