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T H E B I O G R A P H Y O F A T E C H N I C A L PICTURE: B I R I N G U C C I O ' S B O R I N G M A C H I N E W O O D C U T ANDREA BERNARDONI ABSTRACT The object of this article is the first image of a horizontal boring machine that was presented in a woodcut found in Vannoccio Biringuccio's De

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with the increase in weight of lead. I have identified three main sources reporting those standard observations concerned with the weight of lead which were most often discussed: Galen (129-ca. 200), Vannoccio Biringuccio (1480-1539?) and Georg Agricola (1494-1555). Their observations were not

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Andrea Bernardoni, La conoscenza del fare nel De la pirotechnia di Vannoccio Biringuccio . Roma, “L’Erma” di Bretschneider, 2011. 171 pp., ISBN 978-88-8265-636-2. Between 1540 and 1556 three important books were published: Vannoccio Biringuccio’s De la pirotechnia , a collection of

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dem 16. Jh. zeichneten sich verstärkte Bemühungen ab, sie auf eine wiss. Grundlage zu stellen. Zwei Werke waren dafür maßgeblich: Vannoccio Biringuccios Della pirotechnia libri X (erstmals 1540; »10 Bücher von der Feuerwerkskunst«) und Georg Agricolas De re metallica libri XII

in Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit Online

Aufmerksamkeit auf das Montanwesen lenkten, engagierten sich v. a. für einen Auf- und Ausbau der Montantechnik. Parallel zu Agricolas Arbeiten erschien 1540 das grundlegende metallurgische Werk De la pirotechnia des ital. Gießereifachmanns und Baumeisters Vannoccio Biringuccio. 1565 veröffentlichte Johann

in Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit Online

................................. 480 M atteo M artelli Michaël Martin, La magie dans l’antiquité ...................... 482 E lio N enci Andrea Bernardoni, La conoscenza del fare nel De la pirotechnia di Vannoccio Biringuccio ................................................................................ 484 F

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mining and military engineer Vannoccio Biringuccio, or the De re metallica by the German physician and humanist Giorgio Agricola, that enjoyed a remarkable resonance even in learned circles. At the end of this journey throughout the most important ‘trading zones’ in which theoretical and technical

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were increasing efforts to place it on a scientific basis. Two works were of overwhelming importance here: Vannoccio Biringuccio's Della pirotechnia libri X (first published 1540; “Ten books on pyrotechnics”) and Georg Agricola's De re metallica libri XII (Latin 1556; German 1557, “Ten books on

in Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online

specialist and architect Vannoccio Biringuccio. In 1565 Johann Mathesius published his  Sarepta , a collection of sermons in which he discussed all aspects of mining in popular terms from the perspective of a Protestant theologian; it became the model for a whole series of religious books on mining  [7. 159

in Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online

, the one Leonardo shares with his contemporaries. Since the 16 th and 17 th centuries the specialization in practical knowledge has brou- ght technical languages towards a diversifijication: on one side, we fijind a specialized scientifijic and technical terminology – e.g., in the works by Vannoccio

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