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Author Cornaro, Luigi, 1475-1566.
Title Discorsi della vita sobria. English
The art of living long / Louis Cornaro ; 1903 English translation by William F. Butler.
Imprint New York, NY : Springer Pub. Co., 2005.

Author Cornaro, Luigi, 1475-1566.
Series Classics in longevity and aging series.
Classics in longevity and aging series.
Subject Longevity.
Longevity -- Early works to 1800.
Alt Name Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719.
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626.
Temple, William, 1628-1699.
International Longevity Center.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 136 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Contents To Louis Cornaro / Randall -- Addison in the Spectator, October 13, 1711 -- Renaissance paths to prolongevity: Cornaro and Bacon -- The live and writings of Louis Cornaro -- The temperate life by Louis Cornaro -- First discourse -- Second discourse -- Third discourse -- Fourth Discourse -- Selections from Lord Bacon's History of life and death, etc. -- Selections from Sir William Temple's Health and long life, etc. -- A short history of the Cornaro Family -- Some account of eminent Cornaros -- Gamba's eulogy upon Louis Cornaro -- Lovarini's The villas erected by Louis Cornaro.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Sixteenth century Venetian Ambassador and Renaissance Christian Luigi Cornaro was celebrated in his time for his stance on dietary self-restraint, moderate living, and living to the age of 103. For these hundred of years his classic book has survived as a renowned text on longevity and an inspiring treatise on the path of temperance that the author believed could lead anyone out of a state of illness and into a healthy long life. The Art of Living Long contains Cornaro's four discourses, respectively concerned with demonstrating his ideas through his own example, exploring the necessity of tem.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780826126962 (electronic bk.)
0826126960 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 287249640
Additional Format Print version: Cornaro, Luigi, 1475-1566. Discorsi della vita sobria. English. Art of living long. New York, NY : Springer Pub. Co., 2005 0826126952 9780826126955 (DLC) 2004025658 (OCoLC)56905273.

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