Palladio, Pythagoreanism and Renaissance Mathematics
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This paper examines the proportional qualities of Palazzo Antonini in terms of contemporary, Renaissance mathematics. It reveals that Palladio was either a masterful arithmetician, or a serendipitous genius.
Keywords:Andrea Palladio arithmetic mean geometric mean harmonic mean number symbolism Vitruvius Alberti triangular numbers rational approximations
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