Frabjous Times


eyes of the lynx multifaceted
"Cesi and his friends took on the goal of understanding all of the natural sciences, an emphasis that set the Lincei apart from the host of 16th and 17th century Italian Academies, most of which were literary anf antiquarian. They chose the name lynx because of the traditional belief that those cats have unusually sharp vision." — Accademia dei Lincei
Originally published: 2004/05/22 16:42:40