Redi

Redi

[re-dee]
Redi, Francesco, 1626?-1698?, Italian naturalist, poet, philologist, and court physician to the dukes of Tuscany. Through controlled experiments he demonstrated that certain living organisms, notably maggots in rotting meat, did not arise, as had been alleged, through spontaneous generation. His Generation of Insects (1668, tr. 1909) is included in the nine-octavo edition (1809-11) of his complete writings. His chief poetical work was the dithyrambic ode Bacchus in Tuscany (1685; tr. by Leigh Hunt 1825).
Redi can refer to:

  • Francesco Redi, Italian scientist
  • Rädi, a Tibetan politician known in Chinese as Rèdì
  • [Redi] ---is a Village in Vengurla Taluka of Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra State in India. It has historical importance and once upon a time it was Capital of GOA. Then the name was "Revatipattan".

Redi is famous for Beach, Navadurga & Mauli Temples, and Yashwantgad fort.

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