Research Paper On Leonardo Da Vinci

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LEONARDO DA VINCI leonardo da vinci
Leonardo da Vinci was born April 14, 1452.He was an Italian Renaissance polymath whose areas of interest included Sculpting, architecture, science, math, engineering, anatomy, astronomy, inventing, writing, history, music, literature, geology, botany, cartography. Many people refer to Leonardo as a ¨universal genius¨ or ¨renaissance man¨. He also was named one of the most talented individuals ever to have lived. Childhood 1452–1466 Little is known about Leonardo's early life. Leonardo spent his first five years in his mother's home. Then he moved to his father's place. His father had married a sixteen-year-old girl named Albiera Amadori, who loved Leonardo but died young in 1465 without children. …show more content…

Engineering and inventions During the time h3 was alive he was valued as an engineer. In 1502 Leonardo produced a drawing of a single span 720-foot (220 m) bridge as part of a civil engineering project for Ottoman Sultan Bayezid II of Constantinople. The bridge was intended to span an inlet at the mouth of the Bosporus known as the Golden Horn. But unfortunately, Bayezid did not allow this construction to happen because he thought it was impossible to build. But in 2001 his idea was used to build a bridge just like his drawings in Norway.
Leonardo was fascinated with the idea of flight. During his lifetime he produced many studies such as the codex on the flight of birds. He also designed many plans for several flying machines such as a flapping ornithopter and a machine with a helical rotor.

Although people remember Leonardo as a scientist and an engineer, he still was a very successful painter.Leonardo first gained recognition for his work on the Baptism of Christ, which he painted with Verrocchio.Two other paintings appear to date from his time at Verrocchio's workshop, both of which are Annunciations. One is small, 23 in long and 5.5 in high. It was meant to go at the base of a larger composition, a painting by Lorenzo di Credi from which it has become separated. The other is a much larger work which is about 85 in long. In the 1480s, Leonardo received two

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