Accarisi (or Accarisio), Giacomo, S T P
Accarisi (Or Accarisio), Giacomo, S. T. P., professor of rhetoric at Mantua, was a native of Bologna, Italy. He became professor in 1627, and died bishop of Vesta in 1654. When lecturing in Rome in 1636 on Aristotle's book on the heavens he maintained that the sun moved round the earth, and published his opinion (1637, 4to). Among his many works yet remaining in MS. are, De Natalibus Virgilii: — Historia Rerum Gestarum a Sacran Congregatione de Fide' Propaganda, etc. (1630-31): — Epistolae Latinoes: — also a published volume of Sermons.