A new addition to the Colección Juanelo Turriano de Historia de la Ingeniería
[Juanelo Turriano series on the history of engineering] is now available from our Digital Library: authored by Cristiano Zanetti, it is entitled Juanelo Turriano. De Cremona a la Corte: formación y red social de un ingeniero del Renacimiento
[Juanelo Turriano, from Cremona to the court: a Renaissance engineer’s training and social network].
The book takes a fresh look at Juanelo Turriano’s training and analyses how one of the most emblematic and at the same time bewildering grandees of Renaissance science and engineering gained access to the court. Juanelo’s career as a clockmaker of universal prestige, hydraulic engineer, court mathematician and acclaimed inventor is narrated against the backdrop of the social and intellectual setting of the age. Read online
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