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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 232 - Trattato delle proportioni... (Video Orientation)

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Spring 2017

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Video orientation to LJS 232, Trattato delle proportioni et proportionalità [manuscript] ; Dialogo sopra la particolare dichiaratione del giuoco di Pitagora inter locutori Carlo Strozzi, Cosimo Rucellai, et Iacopo Vettori.

Written by Benedetto Varchi, in Florence, in Italian, after 1539. Treatise on proportion as the basis for rithmomachia, a mathematical game played on a chessboard with pieces that each have a shape and a number; a dialogue written by Carlo di Ruberto Strozzi, in which Cosimo Rucellai, who introduced the game to Benedetto Varchi, teaches the rules to Strozzi and Jacopo di Piero Vettori; and other notes on the game.

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