Here are clear reproductions of over 1, 200 anatomical drawings by one of humanity's greatest geniuses a still considered, nearly five centuries later, the finest ever rendered. With 215 plates, including studies of the osteological, myological, nervous, respiratory, alimentary, and genito-urinary system, this treasury will be admired by artists and scientists alike.The diagrams on this page are an attempt to translate into drawings the deseriptions of the brain given by Avicenna and therefore belong to a ... base and are overwritten with the letters a, b, c, d, corresponding to the pia, dura, bone and skin from within outwards. As though experimenting with methods of labelling the various layers Leonardo indicates some of them again by the terms above the vertex, hair, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Leonardo on the Human Body|
|Author||:||Leonardo da Vinci|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 2013-07-24|