Reference numberEL/B3/3
TitleLetter, from Giacomo Bartolommeo Beccari to Thomas Dereham, dated at Bologna
CreatorBeccari; Giacomo Bartolomeo (1682-1766); Italian physician; natural scientist; professor of medicine, Bologna; first professor of experimental physics, Accademia delle Scienze e delle Arti, Bologna; president, Accademia delle Scienze e delle Arti, Bologna
DateOctober 1728
DescriptionObservations of fire-flies ('ignes fatui') in Italy, particularly around Bologna, gathered from travellers and men of learning
Place originBologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Origin coordinates44.49381, 11.33875
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Access statusOpen
Related materialFor a translation see EL/B3/4
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7312Dereham; Sir; Thomas (c 1678 - 1739)c 1678 - 1739
NA5687Beccari; Giacomo Bartolommeo (1682 - 1766)1682 - 1766
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