Mathematics, technics, and courtly life in Late Renaissance Urbino

  title={Mathematics, technics, and courtly life in Late Renaissance Urbino},
  author={M. Frank},
  journal={Archive for History of Exact Sciences},
  • M. Frank
  • Published 2013
  • Mathematics
  • Archive for History of Exact Sciences
  • The present article seeks to provide an overview of the general characteristics of the cultural and scientific climate in the Duchy of Urbino. Three of the Duchy’s milieus seem to have been particularly important for scholars who were engaged in the study of mathematics: the so-called “School of Urbino”, the environment of the court, and the world of the technicians and engineers. While the Urbino School has already been the object of previous studies, the other two milieus and their effect on… CONTINUE READING