## Leonardo Sentence Examples

- He received the first elements of his artistic education from Cosimo Roselli; and after leaving him, devoted himself to the study of the great works of
**Leonardo**da Vinci. - Received an impulse, largely, it is true, from the Arabs of Spain, but also from the East;
**Leonardo**Fibonacci, the first Christian algebraist, had travelled in Syria and Egypt. - The map or diagram of which
**Leonardo**Dati in his poem on the Sphere (Della Spera) wrote in 1422 " un T dentre a uno 0 mostra it disegno " (a T within an 0 shows the design) is one of the most persistent types among the circular or wheel maps of the world. **Leonardo**da Vinci, the famous artist, while in the service of Cesare Borgia as military engineer, made surveys of several districts in central Italy.**Leonardo**da Vinci's rough map of the world in 8 segments (c. 1513) seems likewise to have been intended for a globe.- His father was called Bonaccio, most probably a nickname with the ironical meaning of "a good, stupid fellow," while to
**Leonardo**himself another nickname, Bigollone (dunce, blockhead), seems to have been given. **Leonardo**was educated at Bugia, and afterwards toured the Mediterranean.**Leonardo**certainly was in relation with some persons belonging to that circle when he published in 1220 another more extensive work, De practica geometriae, which he dedicated to the imperial astronomer Dominicus Hispanus.- Some years afterwards (perhaps in 1228)
**Leonardo**dedicated to the well-known astrologer Michael Scott the second edition of his Liber abaci, which was printed with**Leonardo's**other works by Prince Bald. - It bears the notice that the author wrote it in 1225, and in the introduction
**Leonardo**tells us the occasion of its being written. - Dominicus had presented
**Leonardo**to Frederick II. - The presentation was accompanied by a kind of mathematical performance, in which
**Leonardo**solved several hard problems proposed to him by John of Palermo, an imperial notary, whose name is met with in several documents dated between 1221 and 1240. - The methods which
**Leonardo**made use of in solving those problems fill the Liber quadratorum, the Flos, and a Letter to Magister Theodore. - The second work of
**Leonardo**, his Practica geometriae (1220) requires readers already acquainted with Euclid's planimetry, who are able to follow rigorous demonstrations and feel the necessity for them. **Leonardo**gave as solution the numbers 11 i 4 4, 16, 9 4 - 7 4 and 6197 T, - the squares of 3,, 41'v and 2, 7; and the method of finding them is given in the Liber quadratorum.- The Flos of
**Leonardo**turns on the second question set by John of Palermo, which required the solution of the cubic equation x 3 -{-2x'-}-lox = 20. **Leonardo**, making use of fractions of the sexagesimal scale, gives X = I° 221 7 42" i 33 iv 4v 40 vi, after having demonstrated, by a discussion founded on the 10th book of Euclid, that a solution by square roots is impossible.- It is much to be deplored that
**Leonardo**does not give the least intimation how he found his approximative value, outrunning by this result more than three centuries. - Genocchi believes
**Leonardo**to have been in possession of a certain method called regula aurea by H. - In the Flos equations with negative values of the unknown quantity are also to be met with, and
**Leonardo**perfectly understands the meaning of these negative solutions. - In the Letter to Magister Theodore indeterminate problems are chiefly worked, and
**Leonardo**hints at his being able to solve by a general method any problem of this kind not exceeding the first degree. - The 16th century boasts the names of Bernardino Fungai, Guidoccio Cossarelli, Giacomo Pacchiarotto, Girolamo del Pacchia and especially Baldassare Peruzzi (1481-1537), who while especially celebrated for his frescoes and studies in perspective and chiaroscuro was also an architect of considerable attainments (see Rome); Giovanni Antonio Bazzi, otherwise known as 11 Sodoma (1477-1549), who, born at Vercelli in Piedmont, and trained at Milan in the school of
**Leonardo**da Vinci, came to Siena in 1504 and there produced some of his finest works, while his influence on the art of the place was considerable; Domenico Beccafumi, otherwise known as Micharino (1486-1550), noted for the Michelangelesque daring of his designs; and Francesco Vanni. - The first successful attempt to revive the study of algebra in Christendom was due to
**Leonardo**of Pisa, an Italian merchant trading in the Mediterranean. - Mathematics was more or less ousted from the academic curricula by the philosophical inquiries of the schoolmen, and it was only after an interval of nearly three centuries that a worthy successor to
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