The Science of Magnetism Before Gilbert Leonardo Garzoni's Treatise on the Loadstone

@article{Ugaglia2006TheSO,
  title={The Science of Magnetism Before Gilbert Leonardo Garzoni's Treatise on the Loadstone},
  author={Monica Ugaglia},
  journal={Annals of Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={63},
  pages={59 - 84}
}
Summary This paper presents the main features of the treatise on magnetism written by the Jesuit Leonardo Garzoni (1543–92). The treatise was believed to be lost, but a copy of it has been recently recovered. The treatise is briefly described and analysed. The results of a comparison between Garzoni's treatise, Della Porta's Magia Naturalis (1589), and Gilbert's De Magnete (1600) are also summarized. As claimed in the seventeenth century by Niccolò Cabeo and Niccolò Zucchi, the treatise… 

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