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Speaker: Monica Azzolini

Describing and Visualizing the Underworld: Athanasius Kircher’s Mundus Subterraneus and its Context

Research Seminar
Much like the human body, to which it was often compared, the body of the Earth was made of a visible surface and an invisible core. This seminar explores the challenges of describing and investigating the invisible that lies under the surface, but also the powerful draw it exerted on naturalists living in (or travelling to) specific locations across Italy. [more]
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