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On This Day In History – Leonardo da Vinci is born.

On 15 April 1452, Leonardo da Vinci was born in the little town on Vinci, in Tuscany. He was born to the Florentine Notary Piero¬†Fruosino di Antonio da Vinci, and Caterina – a peasant girl. The little bastard boy would … Continue reading

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Review: Da Vinci’s Demons Episode 2 ~ The Serpent

This morning I sat myself down to watch episode 2 of Da Vinci’s Demons, a feeling of excitement brewing in me. Last week’s episode was thoroughly enjoyable, so I couldn’t wait to get my teeth into this one. As I … Continue reading

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Review: Da Vinci’s Demons Episode 1 ~ The Hanged Man

Having long been a fan of Leonardo Da Vinci (sometimes bordering on fangirlism – I’m not sorry for it), I may have gotten a little excited when I heard that Starz were doing a series on the great man himself. … Continue reading

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Review: The Artist, The Philosopher and The Warrior by Paul Strathern

In the autumn of 1502 three giants of the Renaissance period – Cesare Borgia, Leonardo Da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli – set out on one of the most treacherous military campaigns of the period. Cesare Borgia was a ferocious military … Continue reading

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