The “Fasciculo de medicina in volgare” is a unique two-volume set of medical treatises and illustrations. Volume I, by Giovanni and Gregorio de Gregori, is a graphic reproduction (anastatica) of the “Fasciculo de medicina in volgare” originally printed in Venice, 1494. Volume II, by Tizana Pesenti , is a study of “Fasciculus medicinae” that reconstructs the changes witnessed in medical based manuscripts from the traditional style of publishing to the mass printing success throughout the sixteenth century as well as a witness to its rebirths of popularity in the second half of the seventeenth century.
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Intellettuali e uomini di corte. Padova e lo spazio europeo fra Cinque e Seicento
di Anna Bettoni, Rocco Coronato, Monica Fin, Cinzia Franchi, Ciro Giacomelli, Alessandra Petrina, Marcello Piacentini, Ester Pietrobon, Lavinia Prosdocimi, Franco Tomasi, Niccolò Zorzi; a cura di Ester Pietrobon
Presentazione di Rosario Rizzuto e Annalisa Oboe
PATAVINA LIBERTAS Una storia europea dell’Università di Padova (1222-2022)
Progetti Donzelli – Padova University Press, 2021
Available only in Italian, Il collezionista di mostri share the story of Antonio Vallisneri, one of the greatest exponents of the scientific culture of the eighteenth century. With his method of research and experimentation, taken from the Galilean method, Vallisneri uses real experiences, an attributes them the fundamental role needed to observe nature. Vallisneri reveals the baselessness of many theories handed down from antiquity with irony and lightness. The book takes the reader, accompanied by his son Tonino and the young Cencia, to meet a somewhat bizarre man who never stops working. This man, a great scientist, is dedicated to making everyone aware of the wonderful world of nature. The book included in-depth information on Vallisneri, his method of investigation, his scientific discoveries, and his precious collections that gave life to the museums of the University of Padua.
Writers, journalists, educators, politicians, scientists, actresses, doctors, philosophers, entrepreneurs, sportswomen, painters, and philanthropists. Many women have made their talent shine, despite yesterday, as I still true today, that the road is not free from tough terrain. Raccontami di lei is a portrait of just a few women who have left their mark on Padua, the third volume published by Padua University Press and edited by the editorial staff of Il Bo Live tells just some of these important stories.
The University of Padua over the centuries (1222-1600), curated by Piero Del Negro and Francesco Piovan. Covering the period between 1222 and 1600 with a collection of documents, introductions, and translations (when needed) that highlights the most prominent institutional aspects of the University’s history.
What is childhood? Offered only in Italian, Geografie d'infanzia is a perspective of a time that unites us. The book uncovers the child like mind that contains the primitive facts that grow into thoughts, reflections, and the future construction of meaning.
Who is Galileo Galilei? For Virginia he is Gali, the older brother with whom she spies into the summer skies in search for stars with. Gali, is also a scholar to be admired and a scientist to be respected. However, many years later, Virginia and Galileo set out to conquer the Universe together. Learn more about Galileo through the eyes of the people closest to him.
A summary of the history of our University from its foundation to the early 2000s.
Un sogno alla velocità della luce is part of the historical novels for children in the Storie Libere series. Available only in Italian, each book offers an innovative and engaging story for kids ages 9 and up. Protagonists from each story are either well known, or well noted, but all have lives intertwined with the history of Padua and its prestigious University.
Who is Milla? An extraordinary determined woman and tireless scholar known all over the world. Milla was first a student at the University of Padua and then a colleague among the world’s best physicists. Massimilla Baldo Ceolin, known as ‘Milla’, was a pioneer of particle physics. Thanks to years of her cutting-edge research, she also earned the nicknames “the lady of the neutrino” and “the lady of the antilambda.”