- Ma·rin [ma-ran] /maˈrɛ̃/, 1588–1648, French mathematician.
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Historical Examples of mersenne
Kircher's work is less scarce than that of Mersenne, but also less important.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)
He might have tried it, says Mersenne, with a166 common balance.
His own observation, and the reports of Mersenne, furnished his data.
In 1642 he was engaged by Mersenne in controversy with Descartes.
Mersenne mentions that they existed in two sizes, one a fifth above the usual pitch and the other an octave above.Italian Harpsichord-Building in the 16th and 17th Centuries
John D. Shortridge