He was born in Padua around 1580. Shortly after his twentieth birthday he took the vows of the Benedictine Order, and in the first years of the 17 th century resided at the monastery of Santa Giustina in Padua, forming close ties with Castelli, together with whom he was a disciple of Galileo, siding with the Master on the issue of the new star of October 1604. In 1627 and 1633 he was abbot of the monastery of San Niccolň of the Lido in Venice, in 1632 abbot of Santa Giustina of Padua and then of San Giorgio Maggiore of Venice, and then in 1634 in the monastery of Santa Evangelista of Parma. He died in 1647.
The Works of Galileo Galilei, national edition edited by Antonio Favaro, Florence, Barbčra, 1899-1909, vol. XX, Biographical Index, to v.
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