The Duke and the Stars explores science and medicine as studied and practiced in fifteenth-century Italy, including how astrology was taught in relation to astronomy. It illustrates how the “predictive art” of astrology was often a critical, secretive source of information for Italian Renaissance rulers, particularly in times of crisis.
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Published February 11, 2013
by Harvard University Press.
History, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Travel, Science & Math.