Art of Living Long, The

Publication Year: 2005

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Cornaro, Louis

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-612695-5

Request Info


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: 978-0-82-612695-5
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 136
Year: 2005