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  1. Feb 2023
    1. The Codex Arundel, named after a British collector, the Earl of Arundel, who acquired it early in the 17th century. Da Vinci composed the collection of hundreds of papers between 1478 and 1518 — that is, between the ages of 26 and 66 — the year before his death. The papers now reside in the British Library. The collection features his famous mirror-writing as well as diagrams, drawings and texts covering a range of topics in art and science.

      Da Vinci composed a collection of hundreds of papers from 1478 and 1518 which are now bound in the Codex Arundel, named for the Earl of Arundel who acquired it in the 17th century.

    1. The Ranters were one of a number of dissenting groups that emerged around the time of the Commonwealth of England (1649–1660). They were largely common people,[1] and the movement was widespread throughout England, though they were not organised and had no leader.

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranters

      See also The Antinomian Controversy<br /> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antinomian_Controversy

      The Antinomian Controversy, also known as the Free Grace Controversy, was a religious and political conflict in the Massachusetts Bay Colony from 1636 to 1638.

    1. blasphemy, and the systematic rejection of religion, was anothermatter.

      Recall both the seriousness and the violence and cruelty of the Salem witch trials which were roughly contemporaneous.

  2. Jun 2016