The soul of a ‘soulless speech’: a letter from Filippo Libertozzi to Athanasius Kircher, 1670

One can never be fully prepared to face the unknown and, in facing one’s subject of research, that can be something positive as a certain degree of measured incomprehension is what moves the investigation forward. The privilege of working directly which such a rich and diverse corpus of documents that is the Athanasius Kircher Correspondence,… Continua a leggere