Thematic Collections

Accademia dei Lincei
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The exhibition “Leonardo and His Books: The Library of the Universal Genius” (Florence, Galileo Museum, June 6 – September 22, 2019) will feature full public access to the library in digital form.

Biblioteca digitale galileiana

The “Civilization of Anatomy”: the genre of Literary Anatomies in seventeenth-century Italy.

Accademia dei Lincei
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The digital library dedicated to the controversy over comets reconstructs the historical, iconographic, and textual atmosphere of the heated debate, from 1618 to 1626, sparked by the appearance of three celestial bodies in the sky. Natural philosophers, mathematicians, and astronomers investigated and argued over the composition, position, and movement of these “celestial splendors.”

Lincei Academy
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Museo Galileo has launched a new thematic digital library project which aims at the publication on line of printed works and manuscripts related to the first Accademia dei Lincei (1603-1630).

The website is available only in Italian

Amedeo Avogadro
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Digital library devoted to Amedeo Avogadro (1776-1856).

The website is available only in Italian.

Amerigo Vespucci at the Museum
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1512-2012: Evidences related to Vespucci in Museo Galileo's collections

The website is available only in Italian.

Galilaean Digital Library

Digital acquisition, in image format, of some works listed in the Bibliografia Internazionale Galileiana, edited by Patrizia Ruffo.

Bibliotheca Perspectivae

An innovative approach to the study of perspective and its sources

The National Conferences of Italian Naturalists

The annual conferences of Italian Scientists (nine of them during the period 1839-1848) were an important and stimulating occasion of encounter for the men of science of the time and showed the existence of a united Italian culture.

De Prospectiva Pingendi
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Piero della Francesca's treatise on perspective, De prospectiva pingendi, that is, 'On perspective for painting' is the first manual of drawing devoted to the new science of painters.

Galileo's Disciples

Part of the Galilean corpus, this collection brings together some of the works of Galileo's disciples

Galileo and the Universe of His Books
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A partial replica of Galileo’s private library, displaying books and papers from the Fondo Galileiano in the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze.
The website is available only in Italian