The Professor of Secrets: Mystery, Medicine, and Alchemy in Renaissance Italy

The Professor of Secrets: Mystery, Medicine, and Alchemy in Renaissance Italy

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In the tradition of Galileo's Daughter and Brunelleschi's Dome, this exciting story illuminates the captivating world of the late Renaissance—in this case its plagues, remedies, and alchemy—through the life of Leonardo Fioravanti, a brilliant, remarkably forward-thinking, and utterly unconventional doctor. Fioravanti's marvelous cures and talent for self-aggrandizement earned him the adoration of the people, the scorn of the medical establishment, and a reputation… (more)

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Publisher: National Geographic (July 20, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 1.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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