The Accademia del Cimento in Florence:
Tracing the roots of the European scientific enterprise

BNCF, Gal. 269, c. 97r*.

the Project

BNCF, Gal. 261, c. 23r.*


BNCF, Gal. 272, c. 18r.*


Francesco Redi, 1685-1686.


BNCF, Gal. 272, c.106r.*


BNCF, Gal. 272, c. 25r.*


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This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme (GA n. 818098).The TACITROOTS project aims to trace the roots of the European scientific enterprise, analysing the hundreds of experiments designed and conducted by the first scientific society in Europe, without losing sight of the specific context in which they were produced and disseminated.