Lucius Vitruvius Cerdo

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Not to be confused with Marcus Vitruvius Pollio.
Arco dei Gavi (Verona)

Lucius Vitruvius Cerdo was an ancient Roman architect active in Verona. His only known work is the Arco dei Gavi, a 1st-century arch in Verona, Italy.[1][2] The arch is inscribed "Lucius Vitruvius Cerdo, a freedman of Lucius", which has led to Verona being suggested as the birthplace of the earlier and better-known architect Marcus Vitruvius Pollio.[3]


  1. ^ Giovanna Tosi (1983). L'arco dei Gavi. L'ERMA di BRETSCHNEIDER. pp. 167–. ISBN 978-88-7062-530-1. 
  2. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Verona". Encyclopædia Britannica. 27 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 
  3. ^ Vitruvius, (24 September 2009). On Architecture. Penguin Books Limited. pp. 6–. ISBN 978-0-14-193195-1.