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The memory cathedral

a secret history of Leonardo da Vinci

by Jack Dann

  • 173 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 -- Fiction,
    • Artists -- Fiction,
    • Italy -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSecret history of Leonardo da Vinci, Leonardo da Vinci
      Statementby Jack Dann.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3554.A574 M35 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 485 p. :
      Number of Pages485
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL783117M
      ISBN 100553096370
      LC Control Number95015109
      OCLC/WorldCa32347794

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His entrance into the cathedral takes him back, in memory, to the years of his apprenticeship in Florence. Amiens Cathedral tablets. When the Commission took up the memorial tablet proposal from the National Battlefield Memorials Committee, several tablets had already been unveiled in Amiens Cathedral to the memory of Dominion forces that had participated in the Somme Offensive or in later battles in the area.

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What they do seem like more and more, in fact, are poems—written in a fiat, Far Western contemporary American style, blankly uninflected for long stretches until a metaphor is slipped around to make a tight cinch at the end. The title story—understandably much-anthologized by now. The fastitolocan is a giant asp-turtle from a medieval book of fables.

The turtle’s giant shell was covered by sand and reeds. The official name of the Cathedral is the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul.

Statues of both men stand by the side portals flanking the central entrance. This window was given in memory of Anna S. Housed in Exeter Cathedral since it was given to the institution by its first bishop, Leofric, in the 11th century, the Exeter Book was written around It contains some 40 poems and 96 riddles.

Mission Gamma, Book Three: Cathedral Written by Michael A. Martin and Andy Mangels he enters his memory “cathedral,” where he has a powerful memory of. Easton Press. Norwalk, CT. Jack Dann "The Memory Cathedral: A Secret History of Leonardo Da Vinci" A rare Signed First Edition with Certificate of Authenticity and Collector's Notes.

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[Jack Dann; Tim Jacobus] -- What if the 15th Century artist and inventor, Leonardo da Vinci, did not stop with his design, but actually built his flying machine.

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From everyone at the Cathedral, thank you for your support.Get this from a library! The memory cathedral: a secret history of Leonardo da Vinci: a novel.

[Jack Dann] -- In this fictional tale, da Vinci is just beginning his creative period in Florence, with his world controlled by the Medicis and surrounded by famous contemporaries. When a plot against him is.