Volvelles of knowledge. Origin and development of an instrument of scientific imagination (13th-17th centuries)

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Title Volvelles of knowledge. Origin and development of an instrument of scientific imagination (13th-17th centuries)
Volvelles of knowledge. Origin and development of an instrument of scientific imagination (13th-17th centuries)
 
Creator Crupi, Gianfranco
 
Subject M-STO/08
Movable books; Ramon Lull; Matthew Paris; Regiomontanus; Apianus; Leonhard Thurneysser; Ottavio Pisani; Book of fate; Volvelle; Anatomical flap books.

Movable books; Ramon Lull; Matthew Paris; Regiomontanus; Apianus; Leonhard Thurneysser; Ottavio Pisani; Book of fate; Volvelle; Anatomical flap books.
 
Description This contribution reconstructs the history of volvelle in movable books; books created for a wide range of different purposes (teaching, mnemonics, play, divining, etc.) including mechanical or paratextual devices demanding or soliciting the interaction of the reader. The investigation runs from hand-written books, considering some specific editorial genres, including calendars, books of fate, anatomical flap books, navigation handbooks etc.
This contribution reconstructs the history of volvelle in movable books; books created for a wide range of different purposes (teaching, mnemonics, play, divining, etc.) including mechanical or paratextual devices demanding or soliciting the interaction of the reader. The investigation runs from hand-written books, considering some specific editorial genres, including calendars, books of fate, anatomical flap books, navigation handbooks etc.
 
Publisher EUM, Edizioni Università di Macerata
 
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Date 2019-05-15
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://www.jlis.it/article/view/12534
10.4403/jlis.it-12534
https://www.jlis.it/article/download/12534/11363
 
Source JLIS.it; Vol. 10, No. 2 (2019); 1-27
JLIS.it; Vol. 10, No. 2 (2019); 1-27
2038-1026
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://www.jlis.it/article/view/12534/11363
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Gianfranco Crupi
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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