Kinner (1667) Notes

Notes on the letter of Godefridus Aloysius Kinner to Athanasius Kircher (1667)

The section about Marci raises no issues of translation. It corroborates Marci’s letter of 1666 and tells us who the messenger was.

Ages at this time of the individuals involved

Rudolph II: dead for 54 years

Jacobus Horcziczky: dead for 43 years

Raphael Mnihovsky: dead for 21 years

Georgius Barschius: dead for about 12 years

Johannes Marcus Marci: 71

Athanasius Kircher: 64