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Archimedes from BL Royal 12 A LXVI, f. 30

Archimedes from BL Royal 12 A LXVI, f. 30

 
 
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Detail of a painting of Archimedes. Image taken from f. 30 of Three books of emblems, prefaced by a letter from Henry Peacham addressed to Henry Frederick, prince of Wales, and based on the Basilikon Doron (Royal Gift), James I's book of advice to his son and heir. Written in Latin, Greek, English.

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1300 - 1500
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British Library
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