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The Renaissance Night Sky?

The painted sky not only fascinates kids at the museum, it also reveals an understanding of the Milky Way as shaped by the interaction of different types of knowledge.

Stefan Zieme
Humboldt University of Berlin

Disegno and Knowledge Production in Early Modern Rome: tracing a new research topic

Members of two Accademie in Rome agreed that “All humans, by nature, desire knowledge,” yet their views on the role of disegno in knowledge acquisition differed. Walking around Rome helped reveal subtle differences and connections.

Matthijs Jonker
Royal Netherlands Institute, Rome

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