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The innovators behind Leonardo : the true story of the scientific and technological Renaissance

Author: Plinio Innocenzi
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This engaging book places Leonardo da Vinci's scientific achievements within the wider context of the rapid development that occurred during the Renaissance.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plinio Innocenzi
ISBN: 9783319904481 3319904485
OCLC Number: 1029799620
Description: xxix, 351 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Leonardo and the "others" : engineers and inventors of the early Italian Renaissance --
Cupolas and machines --
A Codex Atlanticun : a book thief, jokes, and fake bicycles --
Those magnificent men in their flying machines --
Flotation, walking on water, and diving under the sea --
Paddle boats, submarines, and other sea vessels --
Wind chariots and "automobiles" --
Perpetuum mobile --
Homo ad circulum --
A friend, an enigmatic portrait, and two duchesses --
The divine proportion --
The geometry of shapes and unfashionable headgear --
The measure of time --
Mission impossible squaring the circle --
A lost industrial revolution and Leonardo's gun --
Beyond Leonardo --
Appendix I: Notable personages --
Appendix II: A short biography of Leonardo da Vinci.
Responsibility: Plinio Innocenzi ; foreword by Edward Burman.

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