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da Vinci | that Curious Bastard

May 12, 2023

Did you know Leonardo was an illegitimate child born during what scholars have called a ‘Golden Age’ for Bastards? How did he fuel his curiosity? This was a man who believed ‘learning never exhausts the mind.’ That is to say he was always learning. His early years were spent living on his father’s family estate in Vinci. During this period of his life, he was also influenced by his uncle, who had a love of nature and had a hand in rearing him during his formative years. He had a very short formal schooling, he was largely an autodidact. He

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