A man playing serpent: Engraving from Bonanni’s Gabinetto Armonico. Filippo Bonanni; S.J. or Buonanni (7 January – 30 March ) was an Italian Jesuit. Filippo Buonanni (o Bonanni), Gabinetto armonico – Harmonic cabinet. Filippo Buonanni (or Bonanni) () was a Jesuit erudite from. Gabinetto Armonico. Pieno d’Istromenti Sonori Indicati, e Spiegati, Bonanni, Filippo. Author Name Bonanni, Filippo [also spelled Buonanni]. Title Gabinetto.

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This page was last edited on 10 Mayat Italian academics Conchologists Italian entomologists births deaths Armoonico Jesuits Jesuit scientists People from Rome Catholic clergy scientists Italian Roman Catholic priests 17th-century Italian people 18th-century Italian arjonico. A good, genuine copy. Bonanni was a shell collector and was the author of the first book devoted solely to seashellspublished in Rome in His many works included treatises on fields ranging from anatomy to music.

Musical instruments in the Museum Kircherianum.

Filippo Bonanni

Zoological taxonomies of the time were based on visual characteristics, and Bonanni paid special attention to both form and color, and showed details sometimes fanciful of the creatures inside the shells.

He was also responsible for the Museum Kircherianum, and this volume presents the important collection of musical instruments once assembled in this museum.

There he became a pupil of the German scientist, Athanasius Kircher. Nonetheless, in early writing about the nature and origins of fossils, Bonanni admitted doubts about whether theories of transport could account for the numbers and distribution of fossils. Bonanni was born in Rome inand entered the Society of Jesus inwhen he was still 17 years old. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Several later Linnaean names were based on his illustrations. Retrieved from gaginetto https: Bonannni a student there, he undertook the manufacturing of microscopic lenses.


Filippo Bonanni – Wikipedia

Bonanni’s work is significant for his careful attempts to arkonico describe shell morphology. Issued first time inand immediately reprinted inthis is a splendid collection of engravings of musical instruments from around the world [7].

He created the earliest practical illustrated guide for shell collectors infor which he is considered a founder of conchology. The double-folding plate shows the ‘Galleria armonica’, i. Spine damaged, joints heavily restored.

He later speculated that fossils could be agbinetto into two groups—the remains of organisms, and the “products of natural powers. Several instruments are also related to the New World, such as the ‘Trombo della Florida’. He also became a qrmonico copper plate engraver. Woodcut title vignette, elaborate woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces. Contemporary mottled calf, covers within triple gilt fillet.

Filippo Buonanni and the harmonic Cabinet

The present book, reprinted inwas Bonanni’s last publication. Online books Resources in your library Resources in other libraries. Bonanni followed Aristotle in believing in theories of spontaneous generation. The unsigned plates are attributed to Van Westerhout and Spargioni. Bonanni created the earliest practical illustrated guide for shell collectors, Recreatione dell’occhio e della mente Views Read Edit View history.

After Kircher’s death inBonanni was appointed curator of the well-known cabinet of curiosities collection of antiquities gathered by Kircher armoonico installed in the Roman College. Retrieved 6 May Tabinetto his novitiatein he was sent bonannj study at the Society’s noted Roman College. Resources in your library Resources in other libraries. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Encyclopedia of the scientific revolution from Copernicus to Newton 1.


Mayer-Deutsch, Das Musaeum Kircherianum. When geologists were historians, X5v, is also augmented with three new entries.

The edition is presented in the issue supplemented with the final Aggiunta containing seven additional pages of text and twelve gabinetgo plates; the errata on the recto of the final leaf, which replaces the errata leaf that was bound in the first issue after fol. A portrait of King David with a harp engraved by Arnold Van Westerhout armonido Spargioni, and full-page engraved plates depicting musical instruments.

This work was republished repeatedly over the next century in several languages, and was re-issued in in its original Italian version.

The compilation of knowledge and quality of the illustrations made this an important work. Library resources about Filippo Bonanni.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. CIII is misplaced before p. The author of this work, the Jesuit Filippo Bonanni, was chief librarian at the Collegio Romano, and succeeded his teacher Athanasius Kircher as Professor of Mathematics.

Bonanni describes a total of ancient and modern instruments, including armonjco from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and America: