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The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci
The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci - The popularity of Dan Brown's book, The Da Vinci Code, has revitalized interest in this fascinating historical character. Leonardo Da Vinci lived from 1452 - 1519... More > and is the very definition of the words, "Renaissance Man". His work in anatomy, architecture, engineering, invention, mathematics, music, painting and sculpture are still revered and relevant today. Da Vinci's ideas involved inventions not technically feasible until the twentieth century, and include tanks, helicopters, parachutes and countless others. This eBook contains his complete notes, Volumes I and II, and contains the original plans for what Brown describes as the cryptex.
For thirty years, the whole last half of his life, Leonardo da Vinci was obsessed with unlocking the secrets of nature. His notebooks are the mind-boggling evidence of a fifteenth-century scientist standing at the edge of the modern world, basing his ideas on observation and experimentation.< Less
The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci
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Leonardo's writings are mostly in mirror-image cursive. The reason may have been more a practical expediency than for reasons of secrecy as is often suggested. Since Leonardo wrote with his left... More > hand, it is probable that it was easier for him to write from right to left.< Less
The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci — Complete
Nothing of Leonardo DAVinci's sketchbooks were published until the 20th century. These are some of the most important documents of the Renaissance, and they did not become known until the 20th... More > century. There are still people who do not know how important this work was. His anatomical studies were a watershed moment, because they introduced visual diagrams as the standard for communicating knowledge of the body and self. This was no more and no less than the conviction that the true knowledge of the shape of any body could only be arrived at by seeing it from different aspects.< Less
The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete
Leonardo Da Vinci is considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have lived, responsible for the Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, The... More > Madonna of the Carnation and Vitruvian Man.< Less
Thoughts On Art and Life
Thoughts On Art and Life by Leonardo Da Vinci; tranbslated by Translated by Maurice Baring, english edition 1906.
A fascinating collection of writings from the great polymath of the Italian... More > Renaissaince, Leonardo da Vinci. There are sections covering the great man's thoughts on life, art and science. Maurice Baring trawled the available manuscripts to distil da Vinci's writings on these subjects into a single, accessible tome, which will be of interest to students of da Vinci, the Renaissance and the history of both art and science.
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (1452–1519) was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer. His genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal.< Less
Thoughts on Art and Life
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A TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. Thoughts on Life
II. Thoughts on Art
III. Thoughts on Science ... More >
IV. Bibliographical Note< Less