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Treatise by Benedetto Varchi 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. Later unrelated notes and pen trials on leaves before and after main texts. Damage and bleed-through due to oxidation on many leaves.

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Rithmomachia (Game), Mathematical recreations -- Early works to 1800, Mathematical recreations, Codices, Diagrams, Dialogues, Treatises, Manuscripts Italian, Manuscripts Latin, Manuscripts Renaissance


History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Mathematics | Renaissance Studies


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