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Tretiakova M. V. Old Age in Venetian: the Secrets of Longevity from Luigi Cornaro. Izvestiya of Saratov University. New series. Series History. International Relations, 2019, vol. 19, iss. 4, pp. 465-471. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18500/1819-4907-2019-19-4-465-471


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94(450).07
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Old Age in Venetian: the Secrets of Longevity from Luigi Cornaro

Abstract

The article deals with the recommendations of Luigi Cornaro on how to live a long and happy life. The focus of the author’s attention is the treatise of Luigi Cornaro, which has repeatedly become the object of study of researchers. Considering the provisions of the treatise by Luigi Cornaro, the author concludes that his recommendations reflect the ideas of ancient and medieval authors to promote moderate nutrition, healthy lifestyles as factors of human longevity. In addition, the ideas of Luigi Cornaro largely anticipated the position of modern gerontology and dietetics.

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