Article ID: CBB001251334

Federico Cesi (1585--1630) and the Correspondence Network of his Accademia dei Lincei (2011)

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Savoia, Andrea Ubrizsy (Author)


Studium: Tijdschrift voor Wetenschaps- en Universiteitgeschiedenis
Volume: 4, no. 4
Issue: 4
Pages: 195-209


Publication Date: 2011
Edition Details: Part of a special issue on “Circulating Knowledge in Early Modern Science (c.1450--c.1800)”

The difficulties in the circulation of ideas due to geographical distance are very noticeable in the work of the founder of the Academy of the Lincei, prince Federico Cesi. He was convinced that only collaboration between several scientists would widen the scientific horizons. The activities of the Academy were regulated by a statute written in Latin, the Lynceographum. In this document Cesi pointed out the necessity of 'diminishing' geographical distances through 'peregrination' and the foundation of similar institutions, so-called Licei, in Italy and abroad. This paper focuses on the long publication process of the Mexican Treasury (1611--1651), in which the extent of Lyncean network can be observed, and draws attention to the many practical difficulties that needed to be overcome in the collaboration between geographically separated scholars.

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Authors & Contributors
Cesi, Federico
Guardo, Marco
Montalenti, Giuseppe
Galluzzi, Paolo
Biagioli, Mario
Trabucco, Oreste
Journals
Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology
Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences
Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza
Substantia: An International Journal of the History of Chemistry
Galilæana: Journal of Galilean Studies
Publishers
Scienze e lettere
Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (Rome)
Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
La Città del Sole
University of California, Los Angeles
Concepts
Natural history
Societies; institutions; academies
Science and religion
Science
Natural philosophy
Science and politics
People
Cesi, Federico
Galilei, Galileo
Corvino, Enrico
Della Porta, Giovan Battista
Telesio, Bernardino
Colonna, Fabio
Time Periods
17th century
16th century
Renaissance
Places
Italy
Rome (Italy)
Great Britain
Mexico
Florence (Italy)
Institutions
Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (Rome)
Royal Society of London
Accademia del Cimento, Florence
Experimentalists
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