101 Things You Didn't Know About Da Vinci: The Secrets Of by Shana Priwer, Cynthia Phillips

By Shana Priwer, Cynthia Phillips

All people understands Leonardo da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa, drew that well-known man inside of a circle, and-oh yeah-has whatever to do with that code, too. yet what concerning the guy at the back of the parable? even supposing he's enormously recognized for his creative achievements, most folk don't comprehend a lot approximately this genius's lifestyles. a hundred and one stuff you Didn't learn about Da Vinci takes a enjoyable, clean examine the grasp, from his less-than-illustrious origins as an illegitimate baby, to his later years hobnobbing with popes, dukes, and kings.

This enticing quantity is your price ticket to every type of off-beat tidbits, together with how and why:

  • Leonardo constructed a backwards writing code, to maintain his principles secret.
  • The Italian army swiped the bronze for one in all Leonardo's sculptures.
  • Catholic clergymen filed a lawsuit opposed to Leonardo over the Virgin of the Rocks.
  • And extra choked with the unforeseen, this ebook takes you past the rumour and hype, proving that once it involves Leonardo Da Vinci, truth quite is stranger than fiction!
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    Martin G. Brumbaugh, The Life and Works of Christopher Dock (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1908), p. 12. See also Samuel W. Pennypacker, Historical and Biographical Sketches (Philadelphia: Robert A. Tripple, 1883), p. 92. 8. : Mennonite Historical Society, 1949), p. 235. 9. Samuel W. Pennypacker, Historical and Biographical Sketches (Philadelphia: Tripple, 1883), p. 4. Hereafter when Pennypacker is mentioned, it will be a reference to this book, unless otherwise specified. Page 32 10.

    Genealogists and libraries have been contacted both in America and in Europe. Numerous registers and published lists have been examined and all either contain no Docks whatsoever, or else list them as coming to America after Christopher Dock was already teaching and living in the Skippack area. 5 In all the writing by him or about him, there is a complete silence concerning his parents and family. It may be that he did not come from pietistic or Mennonite family background; that he was a convert to Anabaptism and was drawn to a pietistic expression of it; and that he fled to America in a deliberate attempt to disassociate himself from his former religious connections.

    Dock, Christopher publisher : Herald Press isbn10 | asin : 0836136446 print isbn13 : 9780836136449 ebook isbn13 : 9780585292113 language : English subject Dock, Christopher,--ca. 1698-1771, Educators--United States--Biography, Education--Early works to 1800. 1/0092 subject : Dock, Christopher,--ca. 1698-1771, Educators--United States--Biography, Education--Early works to 1800. Page 2 Christopher Dock in prayer at the close of the day. An oil painting by Oliver Wendell Schenk. Reproduced by permission.

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