The Codex Arundel, Da Vinci, 1480 - 1518

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The Codex Arundel, Da Vinci, 1480 - 1518

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Author: Leonardo Da Vinci

Language: Italian, Backwards

Date: 1490-1499

History: "Codex Arundel" is a bound collection of pages of notes, written by Leonardo Da Vinci. It dates mostly back to between 1480 and 1518. The codex contains a number of treatises on a variety of subjects, including mechanics and geometry. The name of the codex came from the Earl of Arundel, who acquired it in Spain during the 1630's. It forms part of the British Library Arundel Manuscripts.

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