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VMs: Misseroni, Voynich (historical details)
two details that can be ticked off:
--- "Rafal T. Prinke" <rafalp@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Servit also confirms that Dionisio Misseroni was
> brother-in-law (but the first name of his wife is
> Laura was his mother-in-law).
The quote in D'Imperio, which caused people to
take an interest in Misseroni in the first place,
is therefore a mistake. This was to find out from
whom Marci could have inherited the VMs. There is
no doubt now that this was Baresch. She wrote
(probably quoting Manly) that Marci talks about his
mother in law Laura who is the daughter of Dionysius
Misseroni. In reality, she is the mother of D.M., and
therefore Marci married Dionysius' sister.
It all fits.
The other point is a bit more interesting. I know now
that Voynich had seen (or been told about) the
passage in Marci's "Philosphia Vetus Restituta" which
Rafael found in Servit and I transcribed a few
days ago, and that Voynich had probably _not_
seen the Kircher Carteggio, contrary to what I had
been assuming for a while now. This requires another
post (later today).
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