Marci (1641) Notes

Notes on the letter of Johannes Marcus Marci to Athanasius Kircher (1641)

This letter merely mentions Barschius and is included for completeness. The ‘magnetism book’ is Kircher’s Magnes, published in 1641.

Ages at this time of the individuals involved

Rudolph II: dead for 28 years

Jacobus Horcziczky: dead for 17 years

Raphael Mnihovsky: 60

Georgius Barschius: about 55

Johannes Marcus Marci: 45

Athanasius Kircher: 38