Alberti, Albert a learned Italian Jesuit, was born at Trent, Feb. 2, 1593. He studied at Padua, and distinguished himself by his controversies with the celebrated Scioppi, whom he silenced, and who died of chagrin because of his defeat. Alberti died at Milan, May 3, 1676. His principal works are, Generales Vindicice adversus Famosos. Gasp. Scioppi Libellos (Lucca, 1649): Lydius Lapis Ingenii (ibid. 1647): — Liber contra Saltationes et Choreas (1650): — Actio in Eloquentice turn Profanoe cum Sacrce Corruptores (Milan, 1651). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.