Briga, Melchior Della
Briga, Melchior Della an Italian mathematician of the Jesuit order, was born at Cesene in 1686. He was professor of philosophy at Florence, and of theology at Sienna, where he died, July 25, 1749. His principal works are, Fascia Isiaca Staticce Capitolince (Rome, 1716, in Acta Erudit. Lipsien. 1722): — Philosophiae Veteris et Novae Concordia (Florence, 1725). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.