"Graceful Thought" by Pietro Millioni (1649)

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Mariano Tomatis
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"Graceful Thought" by Pietro Millioni (1649)

Postby Mariano Tomatis » February 23rd, 2012, 12:42 pm

Sharing with you my latest discovery. Pietro Millioni was an Italian composer and author lived in 17th century. In 1649 he published a book of secrets entitled Gratioso pensiero ("Graceful Thought").

The book could be used to divine a name thought of through a mathematical principle described by Luca Pacioli in 1478 ("De Viribus Quantitatis", chapter LXXV).
In order to revive it, I have created an interactive version of the book:


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