Nicolaus Steno pp 163-203 | Cite as

1.4 The First Year in Italy

  • Troels Kardel
  • Paul Maquet


In the beginning of 1666 Stensen left Montpellier and France to travel over the Alps to Italy, the country which no young scientist should miss. His first halt was in Pisa, the winter residence of the Medici Grand Duke Ferdinand II.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gammel HolteDenmark
  2. 2.AywailleBelgium

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