GIOVANNI BATTISTA AMICI (1786-1863), Italian astronomer and microscopist, was born on the 25th of March 1786 at Modena.
The reversion to the Roman communion of his old friend Crotus led to his mordant Responsio amici (1532, anon.) to the Apologia (1531) of Crotus.
The Tractatus consolatorius pro morte amici and the Liber de eruditione filiorurn regalium (dedicated to Queen Margaret) were printed at Basel in December 1480.
Amici of Modena (Mem.
Amici discovered the existence of pollen tubes, and he was followed by A.
Amici in 1860 devised such an instrument; an improved form by Jannsen was made up of two flint and three crown prisms, and in Browning's form there are three flint and four crown.
The members were described as jurati (also burgenses, vicini, amici), although in some communes that term was reserved for the members of the governing body.
Some of the epidemics of this period in Italy and Germany are known by the accounts of eminent physicians, as Vochs, Fracastor, Mercurialis, Borgarucci, Ingrassia, Massaria, Amici, &c., (3) whose writings are important because the question of contagion first began to be raised, and also plague had to be distinguished from typhus fever, which began in this century to appear in Europe.
Amici in 1854, and was appointed in 1864 to succeed him as director.
For this reason Amici constructed objectives of a similar aperture and focus for different thicknesses of glass covers.
Water-immersion was introduced by Amici in 1840, and was improved by E.