Rome, Capitoline Museums, Pietro da Cortona Hall
October 16 – December 11, 2013

A series of public lectures on scientific knowledge between Antiquity and Renaissance will be held as an ancillary event to the exhibition Archimedes: The Art and Science of Invention. The conferences are organized by the Capitoline Museums and Zètema Progetto Cultura, in collaboration with the Museo Galileo in Florence.

The lectures will be held in Italian.

A 11,00 euro special ticket gives you access to one of the lectures, the exhibition and the Capitoline Museums.


Wednesday, October 16 at 6:30pm
Cesare Silvi, Gli specchi e il Sole: da Archimede al terzo millennio
(Mirrors and the Sun: From Archimedes to the Third Millennium)

Wednesday, October 30 at 6:30pm
Vittorio Marchis, La coclea di Archimede, “la quale non solo è maravigliosa, ma è miracolosa”
(Archimedes Screw, that is "marvellous and wonderful")

Wednesday, November 6 at 6:00pm
Enrico Giusti, Archimede tra mito e scienza
(Archimedes: Myth and Science)

Wednesday, November 13 at 6:00pm
Michele Camerota, Galileo discepolo di Archimede: i fondamenti archimedei della scienza galileiana
(Galileo as a follower of Archimedes: Archimedean Foundations of Galilean Science)

Wednesday, November 27 at 6:30pm
Domenico Laurenza, Leonardo e Archimede
(Leonardo da Vinci and Archimedes)

Wednesday, December 4 at 6:00pm
Giovanni Di Pasquale, I classici e la scienza
(The Classics and Science)

Wednesday, December 11 at 6:00pm
Lucio Russo, Archimede e la Rivoluzione Scientifica
(Archimedes and the Scientific Revolution)


Info: ph. 060608 (Mon.–Sun. 9:00am–9:00pm)