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Da Vinci Expert: Leonardo Studied Soca Valley for Defence Plan

Ruše, 29 May - Acclaimed Leonardo da Vinci expert Alessandro Vezzosi, the head of the Leonardo Museum in the artist's home town of Vinci in Italy, has revealed that Leonardo visited the western part of modern Slovenia around 1500, as he was commissioned by the Republic of Venice to prepare a defence strategy against the Turks.

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Leonardo da Vinci expert Alessandro Vezzosi (right) addresses the guests at the opening of the renovated Fala castle, revealing that Leonardo visited the Soca valley around 1500.
Photo: Vesna Pusnik Brezovnik/STA

Fala
Leonardo da Vinci expert Alessandro Vezzosi addresses the guests at the opening of the renovated Fala castle, revealing that Leonardo visited the Soca valley around 1500.
Photo: Vesna Pusnik Brezovnik/STA

Fala
Leonardo da Vinci expert Alessandro Vezzosi revealed that Leonardo visited the Soca valley.
Photo: Vesna Pusnik Brezovnik/STA

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