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De Divina Proportione - a book on mathematics written by Luca Pacioli and illustrated by Leonardo da Vinci, composed around 1498 in Milan and first printed in 1509

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Leonardo da Vinci drew the illustrations for Luca Pacioli's 1509 book De Divina Proportione (The Divine Proportion). Drawing of the Duodecedron Abscisus Elevatus Vacuus, consisting of 120 equilateral triangles, from the manuscript of the book.

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Whilst in Milan, Leonardo became very interested in Mathematics, also. He illustrated one of the first modern math books, done by a friend of his, Luca Pacioli.

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Leonardo da Vinci drew the illustrations for Luca Pacioli's 1509 book De Divina Proportione (The Divine Proportion). Drawing of the truncated icosahedron, from the manuscript of the book.

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Stella Octangula, from "De Divina Proportione" by Luca Pacioli, Published 1509, Venice

Stella Octangula from "De Divina Proportione" by Luca Pacioli Published 1509 Venice by Leonardo Da Vinci

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A slate with Euclid’s name. Jacopo de' Barbari, Portrait of Luca Pacioli and Disciple, 1495.

De Divina Proportione - a book on mathematics written by Luca Pacioli and illustrated by Leonardo da Vinci, composed around 1498 in Milan and first printed in 1509

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