Articles By James Hannam
 
October 2011
Leonardo da Vinci is justly celebrated as an artist, but his scientific inventions did not work
 
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July/August 2011
For a thousand years, until the Reformation swept away the cult of saints, relics were as English as roast beef, inspiring an entire artistic tradition
 
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October 2010
New books on the great Italian reveal him to have been wiser than many modern scientists
 
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About James Hannam
James Hannam is a historian and the author of God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science (Icon), shortlisted for the Royal Society Prize for Science Books 2010. His second book, The Genesis of Science (2011), explores the growth of modern science in the Middle Ages. 
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