Rome and the Royal Society, 1660-1740

@article{Cook2004RomeAT,
  title={Rome and the Royal Society, 1660-1740},
  author={A. Cook},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  year={2004},
  volume={58},
  pages={19 - 3}
}
  • A. Cook
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
Most Fellows of The Royal Society in the late seventeenth century knew Rome through their classical education and would have been attracted to visit it for the remains of antiquity and for the new churches and palaces of the papal city. John Evelyn, in Rome 16 years before the foundation of the Society, John Ray, Edmond Halley and Robert Nelson, and Bishop Burnet and G.W. Leibniz, also met people who had links to the Accademia dei Lincei of Prince Federico Cesi, and to the later Accademia… Expand
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