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Bernardino Baldi

(1553—1617)


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(1553–1617), Italian mathematician and historian, born in Urbino, a pupil of Commandino, whose biography figures prominently in Baldi's collection of lives of mathematicians, from antiquity to his own time, apparently conceived in emulation of Vasari's Lives. The work was not published in the Renaissance, but a very much shortened version appeared in 1707.

From The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).


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