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LEONARDO DA VINCI - Ms. I

Place:Institut de France, Paris

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Facsimile (Giunti, Florence 1986); ca. 1497-99; 10x7.5 cm

This manuscript is composed of two distinct notebooks totaling 148 leaves. The dominant themes are a series of theorems of Euclidean geometry, studies of the motion of solids and fluids, notes on Latin grammar and projects for court spectacles, as well as a long series of prophecies and allegories.

fols. 61v-62r: Notes on motion (left); vertical section of a building (right).

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