Tag: polymath

Galileo Galilei

(1564–1642) Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti de’ Galilei Works: • Discourse on Floating Bodies (English) • The Sidereal Messenger of Galileo Galilei (English) Galileo in Art: Sustermans, Justus (1597-1681) Ritratto di Galileo Galilei 1635 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze   Born February…

Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

(1732–1799) Works: • L’autre Tartuffe, ou La mère coupable (French) • Le barbier de Séville (French) • La Folle Journée ou le Mariage de Figaro (French) • Sevillan parturi eli Turha varovaisuus (Finnish) Beaumarchais in Film: Beaumarchais, l’insolent 1996 Director: Édouard…

Leonardo da Vinci

(1452–1519) Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci The artist’s works: Battesimo di Cristo c.1470–1475 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Annunciazione c.1472 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Ginevra de’ Benci c.1474 National Gallery of Art, Washington Madonna Benois 1478 Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg Adorazione…

Erasmus of Rotterdam

(1466–1536) Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus Works: • Against War (English) • Colloquies, Volume I (English) • Dialoge or communication of two persons (English) • Education of Children (English) • Encomium artis medicae (Latin) • In Praise of Folly (English) • Merry Dialogue Declaringe the Properties of Shrowde Shrews…

Aristotle

(384 BC–322 BC) Αριστοτέλης Works: • Αθηναίων Πολιτεία (Greek) ◊ The Athenian Constitution (English) • Ηθικά Νικομάχεια, Τόμος Πρώτος (Greek) • Ηθικά Νικομάχεια, Τόμος Δεύτερος (Greek) ◊ The Ethics of Aristotle (English) • Μικρά Φυσικά, Τόμος Πρώτος (Greek) • Μικρά Φυσικά, Τόμος Δεύτερος (Greek) • Περί Ψυχής (Greek)…

Polymaths

• Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) • Beaumarchais, Pierre-Augustin Caron de (1732-1799) • Erasmus of Rotterdam (1466-1536) • Galilei, Galileo (1564-1642) • Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)