Leonardo's Universal Studies

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ANATOMY
Leonardo can be regarded as the founder of anatomy. He studied the structure of many organs in the h...

ARCHITECTURE
The typically Renaissance subject of the ideal city fascinated Leonardo who began to concern himself...

HYDRAULICS
Leonardo worked continuously and with originality on his study of water, and many drawings and obser...

MATHEMATICS
Leonardo was fascinated by certain geometrical problems that dated back to classical antiquity and w...

MECHANICS
The most innovative aspect of Leonardo's contribution to technology was his analysis of the componen...

NATURE
For Leonardo, the Earth was also a great organism whose movements are regulated by Nature's universa...

PAINTING
Leonardo had a very significant effect on the relationship between science and art, and starting fro...

STUDIES ON FLIGHT
Leonardo's interest in flight appeared during the years he spent in Florence when he was young, but ...

THE NOTEBOOKS
The notebooks are all that remain of Leonardo apart from his paintings and provide an extraordinary ...

THE RENAISSANCE
The term Renaissance was used for the first time by Vasari in his Lives (1550) and refers to the per...

WAR
Although he regarded war as a "most bestial madness", Leonardo devoted a significant part of his stu...
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