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PostPosted: Fri Apr 11, 2008 12:05 am    Post subject: Da Vinci, son of an Arab Slave? Reply with quote

Hello everyone,

check out the article below, some interesting tidbits about Da Vinci's background.

dsc.discovery.com/news...other.html


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 11, 2008 7:05 am    Post subject: Re: Da Vinci, son of an Arab Slave? Reply with quote

Very interesting Mauro. Thanks for sharing. Keep exploring!! Wink

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 11, 2008 9:55 am    Post subject: Re: Da Vinci, son of an Arab Slave? Reply with quote

Great post Mauro!

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 11, 2008 11:14 am    Post subject: Re: Da Vinci, son of an Arab Slave? Reply with quote

A very interesting article Mauro the Explorer! Thanks!

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 11, 2008 1:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Da Vinci, son of an Arab Slave? Reply with quote

I really enjoyed reading that Mauro, fascinating!!

I wonder if Caterina (his mother) was really of Arab descent and the servant living in the household of Vanni. At this point it is speculation, given the poor records of that period.

Thanks for sharing!

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