Leonardo Da Vinci With Audio Level 2 Factfiles Oxford Bookworms Library


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A level 2 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. This version includes an audio book: listen to the story as you read. Written for Learners of English by Alex Raynham. 'What does the world look like from the moon?' 'How do our bodies work?' 'Is it possible for people to fly?' 'Can I make a horse of bronze that is 8 metres tall?' 'How can we have cleaner cities?' All his life, Leonardo da Vinci asked questions. We know him as a great artist, but he was one of the great thinkers of all time, and even today, doctors and scientists are still learning from his ideas. Meet the man who made a robot lion, wrote backwards, and tried to win a war by moving a river . . .

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Author by Alex Raynham
Genre eBook Foreign Language Study
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ISBN Number 9780194632430

Leonardo Da Vinci Michael Angelo Titian Prt I V 2 Titian Part Ii Raphael Albert Durer


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Author by Lady Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake
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ISBN Number PRNC:32101073397372

Biography And Early Art Criticism Of Leonardo Da Vinci


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Contains early biographical information and art criticism of Leonardo da Vinci and his work.

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Author by Leonardo (da Vinci)
Genre eBook Art
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ISBN Number 0815329334

Leonardo Da Vinci S Giant Crossbow


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Although Leonardo’s Giant Crossbow is one of his most popular drawings, it has been one of the least understood. "Leonardo’s Giant Crossbow" offers the first in-depth account of this drawing’s likely purpose and its highly resolved design. This fascinating book has a wealth of technical information about the Giant Crossbow drawing, as it’s a complete study of this project, though this is as accessible to the general audience as much as it is also informative with new discoveries for the professors of engineering, technology and art. The book explores the context of Leonardo’s invention with an examination of the extensive documentary evidence, a short history of the great crossbow and ballista, the first accurate translation of the text and the technical specifications, and a detailed analysis of Leonardo’s design process for the crossbow, from start to finish. Dozens of preparatory drawings, along with the recent discovery of nearly invisible metal stylus preparatory incisions under the ink of the Giant Crossbow drawing, are evidence of Leonardo’s intent to offer engineers and other viewers a thorough design of the massive machine. The book proposes these new discoveries with the help of a strategy that had been at the core of Leonardo’s working philosophy: the proportional method. As proven with an analysis of the Giant Crossbow project, he used a consistent approach to 1/3rd proportions throughout the design and drawing process and employed this kind of proportional strategy at the start of almost every important project. Thanks to this proof of his knowledge of geometry, evidence of his studies of impetus and force, and thanks to the highly polished and complex nature of the Giant Crossbow design, a later date for the drawing is proposed in the present book, associating the drawing with his drafting capabilities around 1490-93.

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Author by Matt Landrus
Genre eBook Technology & Engineering
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ISBN Number 3540689184

Leonardo Da Vinci 1452 1519


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Life and work of the renowned painter, scientist, and philosopher of the Renaissance period.

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Author by Frank Zöllner
Genre eBook Art
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ISBN Number 3822859796

Leonardo Da Vinci Reader S Theater Script And Lesson


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Improve reading fluency while providing fun and purposeful practice for performance. Motivate students with this reader's theater script and build students' knowledge through grade-level content. Included graphic organizer helps visual learners.

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Author by Gail Skroback Hennessey
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ISBN Number 9781480767737

Leonardo Da Vinci And His Works


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Author by Mrs. Charles Heaton
Genre eBook Painters
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ISBN Number PRNC:32101066470160

Leonardo Da Vinci Text 2 Plates


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Author by Ludwig Heinrich Heydenreich
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ISBN Number STANFORD:36105007492528

Leonardo S Notebooks


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An all-new, jewel-like, reader-friendly format gives new life to this relaunch of an international best-seller. Leonardo da Vinci?artist, inventor, and prototypical Renaissance man?is a perennial source of fascination because of his astonishing intellect and boundless curiosity about the natural and man-made world. During his life he created numerous works of art and kept voluminous notebooks that detailed his artistic and intellectual pursuits. The collection of writings and art in this magnificent book are drawn from his notebooks. The book organizes his wide range of interests into subjects such as human figures, light and shade, perspective and visual perception, anatomy, botany and landscape, geography, the physical sciences and astronomy, architecture, sculpture, and inventions. Nearly every piece of writing throughout the book is keyed to the piece of artwork it describes. The writing and art is selected by art historian H. Anna Suh, who provides fascinating commentary and insight into the material, making Leonardo's Notebooks an exquisite single-volume compendium celebrating his enduring genius.

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Author by Leonardo Da Vinci
Genre eBook Art
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ISBN Number 9781603763370

Leonardo Da Vinci E La Sua Scuola Prima Traduzione Con Note Di V G De Castro With A Portrait


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Author by Alexis François RIO
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ISBN Number BL:A0018418733