Fortune Is a River: Leonardo Da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli's Magnificent Dream to Change the Course of Florentine History
Plume, 1999/05/31 - 278 ページ
In the tradition of the New York Times bestselling Longitude comes a popular history that reveals the little known story of what happened when two of the world's most brilliant minds met. Italy, the year 1502. Leonardo da Vinci, engineer and possible spy in the court of Cesare Borgia, crosses paths with Niccolo Machiavelli, at that time Florentine ambassador.
The two men formed a friendship, and joined together in an attempt to carry out one of Leonardo's most fantastic dreams: to build a system of canals that would make the Arno river navigable from Florence to the sea. While the primary reason for the project was military, da Vinci and Machiavelli also had commerce in mind. They envisioned a day when explorers would be able to sail from the city center to the sea and back, bringing riches from the New World for the greater glory of Florence.
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Review: Fortune is a River: Leonardo Da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli's Magnificent Dream to Change the Course of Florentine Historyユーザー レビュー - Flora - Goodreads
I read this a long time ago but may re read it. レビュー全文を読む
Review: Fortune is a River: Leonardo Da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli's Magnificent Dream to Change the Course of Florentine Historyユーザー レビュー - Stuart Lutzenhiser - Goodreads
Da Vinci and Machiavelli cooperated on one project, diverting the Arno as part of a war with Pisa. The book traces the history of Florence, each of the two men, and then the project - which failed. Interesting book - but not one I'd recommend. レビュー全文を読む