By Shana Priwer, Cynthia Phillips
All people understands Leonardo da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa, drew that recognized man inside of a circle, and-oh yeah-has whatever to do with that code, too. yet what in regards to the guy in the back of the parable? even though he's tremendously well-known for his creative achievements, most folks don't understand a lot approximately this genius's existence. one hundred and one belongings you Didn't find out about Da Vinci takes a enjoyable, clean examine the grasp, from his less-than-illustrious origins as an illegitimate baby, to his later years hobnobbing with popes, dukes, and kings.
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