Baranzane (or Baranzano), Jean Antoine
Baranzane (Or Baranzano), Jean Antoine (surnamed Redemnttus), a Barnabite monk, was born at Serravalle, in Piedmont, in 1590. He was one of the first in the 17th century who threw aside the Aristotelian opinions in philosophy. He was on intimate terms with Baconi, and died at Montargis, Dec. 23, 1622. His works are, Uranoscopial, seu Universa Doctrina de Ccelo (Geneva, 1617): — Novoe Opiziones Physicoe (Lyons, 1619, 8vo): — and some devotional works, etc. See Lan don, Eccles. Dict. s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Gen., s.v.