Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo was one of the most influential men who ever lived. His ideas still inspire people today, and he was a giant of a man in his own time as well.

Leonardo: The Complete Renaissance Man
He is one of the most famous men ever to have lived. He was an excellent painter, scientist, engineer, sculptor, and all-around curious person. He also thought he could fly, wrote backwards in his special notebooks, and didn't trust much of anybody in his lifetime. Find out more about the creator of the Mona Lisa.

The Notebooks of Leonardo
He is known as a painter, but he was also an engineer and a scientist. He wrote all kinds of observations in his notebooks, which he carried with him everywhere. And to keep his rivals from finding out what he was writing about, he wrote backwards. Find out more about these special notebooks, as only Leonardo could produce them.

Leonardo Art Resources
The focus here is on Leonardo as an artist. Yes, he painted the Mona Lisa, but he was also a famous groundbreaker in other kinds of art.

The Leonardo Home Page
This great site gives you a well-rounded picture of the Renaissance Man, Leonardo da Vinci. Don't miss the clickable map that tells what Leonardo did in each city in which he lived.

The Science of Leonardo
Leonardo was a great scientist as well. Find out more about his great scientific achievements and his ideas for the future.

Leonardo da Vinci: The Complete Works
One of the largest Leonardo resources on the Web

WebMuseum: Leonardo da Vinci
This well-rounded site gives you the big picture, including information about Leonardo's paintings, writings, drawings, and much, much more!

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