By Margherita Sarrocchi
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34 Sarrocchi’s interest in the sciences continued. 36 The correspondence with Galileo began after Margherita had met him in February of 1611, when he was in Rome to receive the endorsement of the Accademia dei Lincei. Of this epistolary exchange seven of her letters remain; they are preserved, still unpublished, among Galileo’s manuscripts at the Biblioteca 33. On the Accademia degli Ordinati, see Quadrio, Della storia e della ragione d’ogni poesia, 1:98; Tiraboschi, Storia della letteratura italiana, 8:48–50; and Maylender, Storia delle Accademie d’Italia, 4:140–41.
Al molto ill. Sign. Lodovico Riccio (Rome: Santi, 1592), 26–28. See below, note 20. Sarrocchi’s essay on predestination and her lesson on Valerio’s Archimedean applications are mentioned only by Chioccarelli, De illustribus scriptoribus, 67. Before dying, Sarrocchi entrusted her work on predestination to a Father Cartesio so that he would see to its publication. The essay was never published and is now lost. This being the situation, we cannot begin to speculate what that work may have revealed of Sarrocchi’s ideas on free will and predestination, a very controversial subject at the time.
Aldo Manuzio the Younger (1547–97) was a grandchild of Aldo Manuzio (1449–1515), the star of the Renaissance printing industry, and himself a printer and a polygraph of consequence. For his letter to Sarrocchi, see above, note 14. 21. Rossi, Pinacotheca, 261. 22. The famed Accademia degli Umoristi had its beginning in the meetings of a few friends, who wrote comedies for their own amusement and met to perform them in the house of Paolo T h e Wr i t i n g o f t h e S c a n d e r b e i d e years.