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    The Political Uses of Astrology: Predicting the Illness and Death of Princes, Kings and Popes in the Italian Renaissance.Monica Azzolini - 2010 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 41 (2):135-145.
    This paper examines the production and circulation of astrological prognostications regarding the illness and death of kings, princes, and popes in the Italian Renaissance . The distribution and consumption of this type of astrological information was often closely linked to the specific political situation in which they were produced. Depending on the astrological techniques used , and the media in which they appeared these prognostications fulfilled different functions in the information economy of Renaissance Italy. Some were used to legitimise the (...)
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    The Political Uses of Astrology: Predicting the Illness and Death of Princes, Kings and Popes in the Italian Renaissance.Monica Azzolini - 2010 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 41 (2):135-145.
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    Anatomy of a Dispute: Leonardo, Pacioli and Scientific Courtly Entertainment in Renaissance Milan.Monica Azzolini - 2004 - Early Science and Medicine 9 (2):115-135.
    Historians have recently paid increasing attention to the role of the disputation in Italian universities and humanist circles. By contrast, the role of disputations as forms of entertainment at fifteenth-century Italian courts has been somewhat overlooked. In this article, the Milanese "scientific duel" described in Luca Pacioli's De divina proportione is taken as a vantage point for the study of the dynamics of scientific patronage and social advancement as reflected in Renaissance courtly disputes. Pacioli names Leonardo da Vinci as one (...)
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    Jérôme Torrella . Opus praeclarum de imaginibus astrologicis. Edited by, Nicolas Weill‐Parot. 304 pp., app., bibl., indexes. Florence: Sismel Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2008. €48. [REVIEW]Monica Azzolini - 2010 - Isis 101 (1):208-209.
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