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Leonardo da Vinci


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519. Italian painter, engineer, musician, and scientist. The most versatile genius of the Renaissance, Leonardo filled notebooks with engineering and scientific observations that were in some cases centuries ahead of their time. As a painter Leonardo is best known for The Last Supper (c. 1495) and Mona Lisa (c. 1503).

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  • n. Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519)


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  • In astronomy, botany, psychology, physics—if anyone might be called the Leonardo da Vinci of his time, his name would be von Helrung.

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  • There was the good-tempered monk of the Carmine, Fra Filipo Lippi, the young Botticelli, and a youth just his own age whom they called Leonardo da Vinci, of whom it was whispered already that he would some day be the greatest master of the age.

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  • The film is just a treatment at the moment and is provisionally titled Leonardo da Vinci and the Soldiers of Forever, something I don't really see making the final cut for the film.

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  • When people describe someone who is good at lots of different things, they may say that person is “Leonardo-like,” referring to Leonardo da Vinci.

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  • Warner Bros. has picked up a treatment called Leonardo da Vinci and the Soldiers of Forever which takes the famed inventor and makes him the member of a secret society who gets into all kinds of trouble! re-imagines Da Vinci in "a supernatural adventure that pits the man against Biblical demons in a story involving secret codes, lost civilizations, hidden fortresses and fallen angels."

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  • John Morton Lee even has some TB Hardy paintings for sale, including 'Château d'Amboise, Loire', famed for being the burial place of Leonardo da Vinci, which is featured in the book.

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  • Many of the present-day artistic responses to the fundamental ethical questions associated with biotechnology build on past creative works - such as Leonardo da Vinci's portrayals of the human form and Dante's contemplations on the status of the human embryo.

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  • Based on extensive research on the brain and memory, Mind Mapping reflects the note-taking habits of extraordinary talents such as Leonardo da Vinci, Einstein, Picasso and Beethoven.

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  • | [3] Walter Pater, "Leonardo da Vinci," in The Renaissance.

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  • Painting in 'Leonardo da Vinci' row to auction in New York

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