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<title> SUMMARY </title>This essay is concerned with some scientific and informal letters by the Italian mathematician Giovan Francesco Salvemini (1708-1791) known as Castiglione. Salvemini was the author of a translation and edition of the Opuscula Mathematica Philosophica et Philologica and a commentary on the Arathmetica universalis by Sir Isaac Newton. He also wrote several essays in the «Memoirs» of the Academy of Sciences in Berlin.After escaping from Italy in 1736, he lived for some time in Switzerland, Holland and Germany, meeting mathematicians like Niklaus Bernoulli, Willem Jacob s'Gravesande, Jean Baptiste D'Alembert, Leonhard Euler and other scientists linked to the English Newtonian Societies of the Continent.

Affiliations: 1: Università degli Studi di Siena


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