Nuncius Series

Studies and Sources in the Material and Visual History of Science

Series Editors: Marco Beretta (University of Bologna) and Sven Dupré (Utrecht University / University of Amsterdam)

Series Type: 
Series
ISSN: 
2405-5077
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Edited by Carmen Pérez González, Bergische Universität Wuppertal

Selene’s Two Faces sets out to look at the scientific purposes, the aesthetic expression, and the influence of early lunar drawings, maps and photographs, including spacecraft imaging.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004298866
Expected: 
April 2018
€110,00
$132.00

Cristiano Zanetti, European University Institute, Florence

Janello Torriani, or Juanelo Turriano (Cremona, ca. 1500 – Toledo, 1585), is the greatest––though forgotten–– among Renaissance inventors and constructors of machines. His story is foundational for the understanding of the roots of the Scientific and the Industrial Revolutions.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004320895
E-ISBN: 
9789004320918
Publication date: 
September 2017
€105,00
$121.00

Barbara Tramelli, CNRS, Lyon

Tramelli considers three main areas of Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo’s studies: color, perspective and anatomy, investigating the types of theoretical and practical knowledge on these subjects conveyed in the Trattato dell’Arte della Pittura and how the context of Milan at the end of the sixteenth...
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004330252
E-ISBN: 
9789004330269
Publication date: 
November 2016
€121,00
$145.00