Leonardo da Vinci, His Life and Times
Leonardo da Vinci was like a man who awoke too early in the darkness, while the others were all still asleep.
Leonardo was the outstanding all-round genius of his time. He is said to have had an extensive knowledge and understanding far beyond his times of most of the sciences, including biology, anatomy, physiology, hydrodynamics, mechanics, and aeronautics; and his notebooks, in mirror or reversed writing, contain original remarks about all of these subjects.
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