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Duke and the Stars

Duke and the Stars

of: Monica Azzolini

Harvard University Press, 2013

ISBN: 9780674070363

Format: ePUB

Copy protection: DRM

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Price: 31,19 EUR

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Duke and the Stars


The Duke and the Stars explores science and medicine as studied and practiced in fifteenth-century Italy, including how astrology was taught in relation to astronomy. It illustrates how the "e,predictive art"e, of astrology was often a critical, secretive source of information for Italian Renaissance rulers, particularly in times of crisis.