Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Nicolò Arrighetti
A professor of natural philosophy at Spoleto, Prato, and Sienna, b. at Florence, 17 March, 1709; d. 31 January, 1767. He entered the Society of Jesus, 31 October, 1724. He has left treatises on the theory of light, heat, and electricity, and also on the causes of the movement of mercury in the barometer. We have also from him a discourse known as "Il Baron di Van-Esden; ovvero la Republica degli Increduli da P. Michel Angelo Marini dell'Ordine de'Minimi, dall'Idioma Franzese tradotta.
Sommervogel, Bibliotheque de la c. de J., I, 581; Mazzuchelli; Carrara; Beorchia, Notes bibliog.
T. J. CAMPBELL