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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 5 ratings
5 / 5 Britney
Here it is roughly PROS / GILIPOLLAS there is remarked after using he for the moment (hopefully helps, and save you some time!)

PROS:
- Say the bit in the each sketch. It is not the show of simple slide.
-Some colours are utmost (this in spite of any brilliants), and a book is a perfect measure partorisca spend (sees picture to the long of the book lateralmente Leonardo and the pen of regular measure)

GILIPOLLAS:
-the pictures can be pixelated in timing
4 / 5 Truman
Extension of overview of the notebooks of some masters - the translation is some to a vernacular character of the notes of Leonardo - love the when never I inspiration of need opens his Notebooks.
5 / 5 Ivy
I really liked this book, the very interesting and easy bed....
5 / 5 Jenise


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4 / 5 Leonardo
Is extremely beautiful

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 2 ratings
5 / 5 Ellie
Formed: Hardcover Like this far see the book written for an artist the one who knows that it is writing on. When I have finalised reading this book will write the commentary the full plus. While, Thank you partorisca yours patience.
4 / 5 Pauletta
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Top Customer Reviews: Leonardo da Vinci: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 3 ratings
4 / 5 Denese
Although it is short, is the very good introduction to a person that is “Leonardo da Vinci.” It covers give Vinci life and his work and hobbies as well as some influence of people. I create a lot inspiring and would have to that be the function-model partorisca a lot of people.

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5 / 5 Salena
A text is worthy of the 10 old year, in simplicity of tongue. Reading of test , enough possibly, has on elected in a wrong structure of sentence and errors of grammar. Very happy has not paid anything for this excuse of the book. No the book for any one looking for the short but scholarly work.
5 / 5 Audry
The book adds in an interesting and fascinating character

Top Customer Reviews: The Italian ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 12 ratings
5 / 5 Amie
Formed: Kindle Edition Very easy to read. Informative without being stuffy. Interesting profiles of tones of historical characters of this historical period of entity. Thank you Formed: Paperback One adds read before visiting Italy. It gives a reader a polite fund to a country and will do our travesía our rich plus.
5 / 5 Tessa
Formed: Paperback has done an error in trying when purchasing this book... They are a lot of versed in of the sure pockets of an Italian Renaissance, and has looked for the good overview partorisca join my together interests. While this book is both comprehensible and pleasant to read, lack of a precision of the scholarly work. In the first place, there is not any cast of sources; simply an indication. It gives it is rid in modern English, without date of source or discussion of translation. And perhaps more nettling, use of the quotations and his subjects are hid frequently for use of poor pronoun.

An additional irritation is a subject @of sprain . Ossia The data in any work, but here a writer looks for having taken the aversion to several historical figures, while offering pocolos or any support to some of some spicier claims. Partorisca Chances, some descriptions of Caterina Sforza and Lorenzo d soyedici looks the depart of primary sources in several respects, and some descriptions of a Renaissance Papacy, Milano and Florence looked quite revisionist (these are some zones where my leading knowledge is a bit long).

Is looking for Something light and frothy, and the details am not too much of entity, this pound do fault well. For an intellectual, this in spite of, recommends to move to something with evidenced credibility.
5 / 5 Dwana
Formed: Paperback This book is informative, intelligent, and like this very writing that it can have it the strong appeal to a reader sheerly so much literature. It is also the pleasant book. All some intrigues, treacheries, treacheries, and cruelties perpetrated for some pillars of a society of Renaissance (popes, politicians, soldate eminent) is described like this of course, animadamente, and, sometimes, unexpectedly that the could not help but laugh when reading roughly him.
Plumbs to Know like this to go directly to a point and give a reader his ideas clearly and unobtrusively. It does not preach , he simply states and gives done like this wonderfully that the could not help but admire his masterful way of presentation. Here it is an example : "in some decades some dark plus, has had the froce laws--trade--this was inimical to this world of warriors, priests, and peasants. The trade has drawn Moslem, Jew, and near Christian; the trade has fattened city, sometimes his created." The opinion with that ease Plumbs has has outlined so only an importance of trade-- mitigates draws and cultural barriers the together people in a base of mutual business interests. Or, here it is an example of like this obsession of Renaissance and the dogmatism faced with taking in truth for deductive reasoning: "Some the old dogmatic certainties am not disappeared immediately, and a habit to try to nail truth down for querella of the fundamental princes has not gone slightly launched averts. Some of some the majority of original alcohols, this in spite of, particularly Machiavelli and Leonardo da Vinci, the truth looked for does not argue but in observation." A book is full of such gems.
The renaissance was odd, cruel, and full of life and culture. This pound gives Renaissance in all his splendour that returns to the description of a time of renaissance and vitality.
4 / 5 Olene
Formed: Paperback Plumbs is the book is the a lot readable introduction to a Renaissance. It begins to explain the one who the civilisation blocked after a fall of Rome. But a Renaissance has grown augments in population, trade and a flow of ideas. Italy was the earth of city in place of feudalism, able to do good use to trade to obtain can add. An increase to beat to trade propiciado some traders and guilds in place of a nobility. Trade and pode the money has spent to sustain an explosion of some arts and fund a flow of ideas, especially of a past.
Plumbs Describes some histories of some of some cities of Italy. In a chapter has described an intricate diplomacy of Milano. In other chapters describes a trade of Venice and a trade of Florencia. We see a brilliance of artists and dissipation of rulers. It plumbs to Describe like a new learning, a new way to see a world, extended by means of Europe.
This in spite of, Plumbs has written only half of a book. A second half contains the series of biographies of rulers and utmost artists of a Renaissance, written by different authors. There are short biographies of to the artists likes him to him Michelangelo, and Leonardo da Vinci: to to rulers likes him to him Lorenzo of Doctors and Doge Foscari, and of authors like Petrarch and Machiavelli. This book is recognition of introduction by force to a glorious Renaissance.
5 / 5 Anisha
Formed: Paperback has been surprised the one who easy is to read An Italian Renaissance. Some books of history are an endeavour to read , but this one was such the breeze took has on taken in him, and has finalised he in only the day or two. One first half of a book is to Plumb, which continuous in some main cities and of the subjects of a Renaissance. A second half is the mix of biographies of prominent figures of a period for different authors - but does not have any a lot of the difference among these pieces and Plumb is the averages in way, both are wonderful to read. This book was like this well has bought the little more in a series of American Heritage. If you want to study it well of a Renaissance in Italy, that ossia a perfect book for you.
5 / 5 Mauricio
It have done an excellent read but partorisca a flowery tongue. Although each section has been attributed to the different power this in spite of a text was written obviously for a same author throughout. It have been more than interesting has had each section be written for his original collaborator.
In general the quite comprehensible description of one was described by means of his the majority of prominent people.
4 / 5 Wen
Very easy to read. Informative without being stuffy. Interesting profiles of tones of historical characters of this historical period of entity. Thank you
4 / 5 Kristie
One adds read first to visit Italy. It gives a reader a polite fund to a country and will do ours ours travesía rich plus.
4 / 5 Myrna
Has done an error in trying when purchasing this book... They are a lot of versed in of the sure pockets of an Italian Renaissance, and has looked for the good overview to join my together interests. While this book is both comprehensible and pleasant to read, lack of a precision of the scholarly work. In the first place, there is not any cast of sources; simply an indication. It gives it is rid in modern English, without date of source or discussion of translation. And perhaps more nettling, use of the quotations and his subjects are hid frequently for use of poor pronoun.

An additional irritation is a subject @of sprain . Ossia The data in any work, but here a writer looks for having taken the aversion to several historical figures, while offering pocolos or any support to some of some spicier claims. For chances, some descriptions of Caterina Sforza and Lorenzo d soyedici looks the depart of primary sources in several respects, and some descriptions of a Renaissance Papacy, Milano and Florence looked quite revisionist (these are some zones where my leading knowledge is a bit long).

Is looking for Something light and frothy, and the details am not too much of entity, this pound do fault well. For an intellectual, this in spite of, recommends to move to something with evidenced credibility.
5 / 5 Delora
This book is informative, intelligent, and like this very writing that it can have it the strong appeal to a reader sheerly so much literature. It is also the pleasant book. All some intrigues, treacheries, treacheries, and cruelties perpetrated for some pillars of a society of Renaissance (popes, politicians, soldate eminent) is described like this of course, animadamente, and, sometimes, unexpectedly that the could not help but laugh when reading roughly him.
Plumbs to Know like this to go directly to a point and give a reader his ideas clearly and unobtrusively. It does not preach , he simply be and gives done like this wonderfully that the could not help but admire his masterful way of presentation. Here it is an example : "in some decades some dark plus, has had the froce laws--trade--this was inimical to this world of warriors, priests, and peasants. The trade has drawn Moslem, Jew, and near Christian; the trade has fattened city, sometimes his created." The opinion with that ease Plumbs has has outlined so only an importance of trade-- mitigates draws and cultural barriers the together people in a base of mutual business interests. Or, here it is an example of like this obsession of Renaissance and the dogmatism faced with taking in truth for deductive reasoning: "Some the old dogmatic certainties am not disappeared immediately, and a habit to try to nail truth down for querella of the fundamental princes has not gone slightly launched averts. Some of some the majority of original alcohols, this in spite of, particularly Machiavelli and Leonardo da Vinci, the truth looked for does not argue but in observation." A book is full of such gems.
The renaissance was odd, cruel, and full of life and culture. This pound gives Renaissance in all his splendour that returns to the description of a time of renaissance and vitality.
5 / 5 Emilio
Plumbs Is the book is the a lot readable introduction to a Renaissance. It begins to explain the one who the civilisation blocked after a fall of Rome. But a Renaissance has grown augments in population, trade and a flow of ideas. Italy was the earth of city in place of feudalism, able to do good use to trade to obtain can add. An increase to beat to trade propiciado some traders and guilds in place of a nobility. Trade and pode the money has spent to sustain an explosion of some arts and fund a flow of ideas, especially of a past.
Plumbs Describes some histories of some of some cities of Italy. In a chapter has described an intricate diplomacy of Milano. In other chapters describes a trade of Venice and a trade of Florencia. We see a brilliance of artists and dissipation of rulers. It plumbs to Describe like a new learning, a new way to see a world, extended by means of Europe.
This in spite of, Plumbs has written only half of a book. A second half contains the series of biographies of rulers and utmost artists of a Renaissance, written by different authors. There are short biographies of to the artists likes him to him Michelangelo, and Leonardo da Vinci: to to rulers likes him to him Lorenzo of Doctors and Doge Foscari, and of authors like Petrarch and Machiavelli. This book is recognition of introduction by force to a glorious Renaissance.
4 / 5 Columbus
Has been surprised the one who easy is to read An Italian Renaissance. Some books of history are an endeavour to read , but this one was such the breeze taken has on taken in him, and has finalised he in only the day or two. One first half of a book is to Plumb, which continuous in some main cities and of the subjects of a Renaissance. A second half is the mix of biographies of prominent figures of a period for different authors - but does not have any a lot of the difference among these pieces and Plumb is the averages in way, both are wonderful to read. This book was like this well has bought the little more in a series of American Heritage. If you want to study it well of a Renaissance in Italy, that ossia a perfect book for you.

Top Customer Reviews: The Swerve: How the ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 19 ratings
5 / 5
Formed: Kindle Edition A philosophy of Epicurus can be found in Aristotle,Spinoza,Montaigne, etc. Etc. Etc. Greenblatt Writes like this well. Cela Any same slightly interested in the philosophy can see a deep preponderance of Lucretius theories in our modern intellectual world. Even Einstein Has recognised his his debt.
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover A poem of some days of glory of the helps of Greece launch an Illustration. A highly readable, fascinating, informative book , of entity.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback a first book has given them the description, this one has been purchased like the present.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback This exploitation constantly fresh offer, fascinating perspectives in some personalities and an investigation of researchers of renaissance of classical texts lost.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback the plots have wanted to comprise me.
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback Fascinating book, exquisitely good writing.
P. Berube, Lery, Qc
4 / 5
A philosophy of Epicurus can be found in Aristotle,Spinoza,Montaigne, etc. Etc. Etc. Greenblatt Writes like this well. Cela Any same slightly interested in the philosophy can see a deep preponderance of Lucretius theories in our modern intellectual world. Even Einstein Has recognised his his debt.
5 / 5
A poem of some days of glory of the helps of Greece launch an Illustration. A highly readable, fascinating, informative book , of entity.
5 / 5
A first book has given them the description, this one has been purchased like the present.
5 / 5
This exploitation constantly fresh offer, fascinating perspectives in some personalities and an investigation of researchers of renaissance of classical texts lost.
5 / 5
Fascinating Book, exquisitely good writing.
P. Berube, Lery, Qc
5 / 5
I have found a book has begun very dulcemente. Had all the classes of unnessary details, comprised in some premiers seven chapters. An author there is taken on fifty pages, partorisca describe a hunting of book Poggio Bracciolili has arrived to the small German city. In my opinion, some first two hundred pages would owe that it has been reduced to ten pages. @I give a lot other readers, will appreciate Greenblatt in-depth literary fashion.
Any one last eighty two pages, has found quite interesting. Greenblat Dips was, like an introduction of Lucretius the book has affected a western world. This part of a content, has had an interest in reading. And this portion of a book, was my initial reason to purchase a book.

Personally, would recommend skipping this book. Instead, so only read Lucretius pound directly.
5 / 5
A look to involve in philosophy, writing, an art of both and a history of our faiths. It has thought really it causes and insightful. Writing and his power, writing so many illustrations and our crazy history.

A real pleasure.
5 / 5
A Swerve is the wonderful bed. It say a discovery of a manuscript of 2000 years for Lucretius 'in a Character of some Things' that was a lot prescient describe character as when be fact of atoms that collide and the form and the pause averts and reform again.

A book relates his discovery, the subsequent translation and an impact have in a European world, the time when Europe was in a tope to cross Half Ages to a Renaisance and concurrido like soyodern' his thought was, has included at the same time was originally writes this in spite of more like this when it was later rediscovered for European Intellectuals.
4 / 5
Ossia An interesting book , but thinks that has no the found totally convincing. It says to interest characters. It has been enough the while I read it of then. But in general I found it the bit to disappoint.
4 / 5
When This book has been published has read the number of positive critiques but was reluctant to read a book that thinks that a house in greek the history can be a bit dull. You roam By means of those remain of a stacks in ours publice library and again has found this book. I signed it it was and he a lot is quickly result absorbed reason is an interesting dialogue. This dialogue is in an influence of a church versus an influence of science. A Notary, Poggio Bracciolini, a year 1417 servants likes piece of the centre for one search, a discovery of, and a diseminação subsequent of Lucretius ancient poem 'in a Character of Things'. Gentleman Greenblatt uses this dialogue to say that it is one of some the majority of the histories of entities have related to a late evolution of human has thought. Lucretius' The poem is heralded like one of an original base for a development of science and famous a philosophy of Epicurius. For any the one who struggle with or is interested in a tyranny of religious imposición, or the one who struggle with religious faith, this book is the must has read.
4 / 5
Ossia One of some better books has bed last year. Using development of character and historical detail fantastically rendered, Greenblatt tip that the attire is an edge that maintains interior of sensatez poetic ancient ours achieve, and like the power always looks for to close down that they do not embrace and the obey.
5 / 5
Some scientists that looks for a Particle of Goddess -- a phenomenon that the energy has turned to concentrate at the same time of a Big Bang to create a universe to the equal that know is closing in in his course, there is at all fashionable God in that is hunting, but a fact has chosen to give the this nomination aptly illustrates our preoccupation during human history with deities of some bondadosos or another.

The human beings have has created Of the (in ours likeness?) Around a time that has moved of hunter-gatherer been to tillers of an earth -- or perhaps sooner. Some Sumerians, ancient Greeks and then some Romans codified his Of the but he have taken an increase of Judaism and Christianity -- and later Islam -- to create a monotheistic, all-dreading, the vengeful god there is rid down ours in one Was Common.

A Swerve: Like a World Is Modern result, for Stephen Greenblatt (W.W. Norton) Explores That any of some early philosophers, notably Epicurus in Greece of 3rd century BC, and Lucretius to Rome of 1st century BC, has defied this faith in of the ones of the. Greenblatt Has built it fascinating narrative around the EX 15th century-PAPAL SECRETARY, Poggio Bracciolini, the one who has found a manuscript forgotten of Lucretius, in a Character of Things, in the monastery in Germania of the sud. It have copied it (in good-looking calligraphy like readable like modern press), and prompt flu a work of thinkers of Renaissance, insidiously undermining some sensatez conventional of a Church. With a discovery, Greenblatt writing, 'the world-wide swerved in the new direction.'

Epicurus had taught that some of the, exists , has not concerned at all in human beings. If some of the have not concerned, reasons has to that ? A purpose of life, Epicurus has said, would have to be an attainment to like, and one would have to that believe so only concealed which can be tried by means of direct observation. A universe is done on atoms, moving randomly roughly.

Lucretius Has used these argue to bolster further disbelief in of the ones of the. Like this Greenblatt is on Lucretius' conclusions: ' there is no master plan, any divine architect, any intelligent creation 'any reason to think that an earth or his inhabitants occupy the centrical place' in a universe.

An idea of atoms, and of evolution, has been joined in a Character of Things with a conviction concealed ' has the underlying natural explanation for all these alarms or evade you.'
According to Lucretius, Greenblatt writing, ' there is no alone moment of origin, any mythic scene of creation ' has any afterlife' When you have died, have neither like or ache, desire neither fear. Calm will not concern you , reason calms will not exist . There is not any angel, demons or ghosts.'

Greenblatt Signals to a rejection for Lucretius of a cruelty of religion, as manifested in a sacrifice of the boy for his father to please the god.

'Writing around 50 ECB he (Lucretius) could any one, of course, has anticipated a myth of sacrifice adds that it avenges to dominate a Western world, but has not been surprised by him or a endlessly reasserted, prominently has showed images of some bloody edges, has murdered.'

When An ancient manuscript expósito for Bracciolini has begun to circulate in Western Europe, a Church has spent of course to the action. An early strategy was to impugn some teachings of Epicurus as at all more than the craving for throat and he sinful exercise in surplus. More breaking was a persecution for a Saint Office (to Inquisition) that the scientist of fearless advance has thought.

An author of A Swerve design an interesting comparison among an attack of some early Christians in of the scientists have thought, and a enlightened investigations of knowledge that had taken place in Egitto down some first Ptolemaic kings of a birth of Christ. With his Greek heritage, has promoted intellectual surgery that headed to a development of the main mathematician (geometry and calculation), posited that an earth had gone , that a year was 365 1/4 days like this requiring the day to jump each four years, and speculated that the Indian could be achieved to cruise west of Spagna.

Everything of this knowledge and more, Greenblatt writing, has been accrued in half the rolls of papyrus of the million in Alexandria Library. Early in one was Christian, Jews, pagans and the Christian side lived for side in tolerance.

After a Roman emperor Constantina the Christianity decreed like the official religion of Rome, some attacks in Alexandrian the pluralism has begun. It has to that have any surgery that thinks free, all has to that give way to religious dogma. Early, Christian mobs was vandalizing a library adds, slaughtering pagans and expelling Jews. The own libraries of Rome have fallen to disrepair, with a historian Marcellinus bemoaning concealed 'the Romans had abandoned virtually serious reading.'

One collapses of Imperio Romano has followed quickly. A Western world has fallen to the years of thousands of estancación and decay. Stephen Greenblatt is Swerve leave me that asks that of the factor was Christianity in these regrettable occurrences. It has done a Christian exclusion of scientific surgery am cost ten centuries of progresses? Where Can be today some seeds have planted in Alexandria was remained to flourish to Rome, Florence, Venice and Londra?

Finally they of course fruit of bear, in a lot of ways and in a lot of different places. It concludes Greenblatt: Thomas Jefferson would give 'a transcendental political document, in a founding of the new republic, the clearly Lucretian turn. A turn was to the executive whose final has not gone so only to ensure some lives and some liberties of his citizens but also to do lacking 'the investigation of Felicidad.' Some atoms of Lucretius had left his traces in a Statement of Independence.'
5 / 5
Has chosen this an up after reading the description of a G&M Jane Smiley, which any never again. A purported premise of Lucretius' does shaping a Renaissance there have gone hooked. Included a blurb claim of Lucretius' influences on Einstein, Freud, Darwin, Jefferson has had domestic big hopes. But of course it was bad. This book is at all of the as he purports to be. The majority of a book is in a life of Poggio Bracciolini, the one who discovered and has had Lucretius' operates it transcribed and for this 'disseminated' the to a world.

But that of him? A particular chance of the history does not explain anything mine. There is absolutely any discussion that in a Character of the things has formed in fact a geist, if calm , of a Renaissance. An only connection Greenblatt the draws is that it was read simply in a past, and for like this, he shaped a modern world. You are kidding me? There is bit of useless information like definite test of Montaingne held of a poem, etc, but swimming in this book establishes a connection of psyche of Lucretius to a psyche of a Renaissance and further; perhaps a does not exist . But more importantly, included these cursory, has has created connections among Lucretius and a modern world, is so only summarized in the alone chapter. The majority of a book is on some idiosyncrasies of Poggio and his time. Bit to entertain to the information likes papal the scribes that abuse of launches in of an another active absolutely at all to do with a supposition overarching subject of a book.

An only value of this book is to read in the facts have related to Poggio Bracciolini very spoken in wikipedia. If you want to learn in Lucretius' flu in a modern world, look elsewhere (better still, so only read the).