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Leonardo wrote in Italian using a special kind of shorthand that heinvented himself. People who study his notebooks have long beenpuzzled by something else, however. He usually used "mirrorwriting", starting at the right side of the page and moving to theleft. Only when he was writing something intended for other peopledid he write in the normal direction. You can also go to thiswebsite and it will go more in depth into his techniquehttp://legacy.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/LeonardoRighttoLeft.html
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Leonardo Da Vinci used "mirror writing" --but that is only what we call it now. So, his private notes are read "backward" (right-to-left)---- but that is probably just the …natural way for a young left-handed person to write. Especially to keep his hand out of the ink! And especially if this writing was only notes to himself! Leonardo often wrote directions to himself as if he were another (3rd) person. While it was long thought that he wrote 'backwards' to disguise his experiments, that is no longer believed true. When he was making maps of construction diagrams for presentation to others, for instance, he lettered them left-to-right. Sometimes, he paid scribes to write letters for him --- again, left-to-right. His own left-to-right handwriting (which would be 'backwards' to him) was shaky and hard to read (even for a Leo scholar). Try it yourself-- its very hard. Leonardo also used his own symbols for a variety of often-used combinations of 2-3-4 letters-- sort of like making up a new letter for 2 letters you use a lot-- like ◊ for "ste". He also often left-out articles (like "the", of", and "for"), but so do many Italian writers. So, it is not enough to simply read his Italian in a mirror--- one who wishes to read Leo's notebooks first-hand must know Leo's symbols, too!
He used oil paint on a wood panel.
There are two theories, since he never personally explained why. Firstly, this is called mirror writing. It makes it hard for other people to read the notes. Bear …in mind Leonardo also invented his own shorthand which, for a long while, only he understood. This was to hide his writings so others couldn't copy him and because his writings often infuriated the outdated Roman Catholic church. The second theory is that he was dyslexic. It is not uncommon for some dyslexics to write backwards. There have been many famous dyslexic people that have accomplished so much, one example being Einstein. So it is possible Leonardo was also dyslexic. The truth may never be known.
He wrote in Italian.
I don't think he has written a poem but he always said "Art is Like Poetry"* This is incorrect. The precise quote that the above author is referring to is …"Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen." Apart from being an accomplished scientist and scholar, he was also a poet of (undeservedly small) reknown. He wrote a few sonnets and some blank verse, as was discovered from his notebooks. These can't be found on Google but your local library will probably be able to help you.
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leonardo da vinci created a lot of things.
He is supposed to have been left-handed.
Although the style and content of his journals and sketchbooks suggested they were intended for that purpose, none were copied or published in his lifetime. The reason for thi…s remains unknown. More than 13,000 pages of his notes and drawings survived, and were utilized in a large number of scientific and biographical volumes about Da Vinci's work.
perspective, detail, and symbolism
He was Italian High Renaissance.
Simply by writing backwards - mirror writing.
He could play several instruments.