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Art of Living Long, The

Publication Year: 2005
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Cornaro, Louis
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-12695-5
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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 lif

The Art of Living Long contains Cornaro's four discourses, respectively concerned with demonstrating his ideas through his own example, exploring the necessity of temperate habits, assuring a happy old age, and exhorting mankind to follow his rule. With introductions by Dr. Gerald Gruman and Joseph Addison, and additional essays by Lord Bacon and Sir William Temple

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Cornaro, Louis
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-12695-5
  • Specialty:
    Gerontology
    Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 136
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2005

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