Marini, Giovanni Filippo
Marini, Giovanni Filippo, an Italian Jesuit and missionary, was born near Genoa in 1608; resided fourteen years at Tonking, Japan, and died in that country in 1677. He published .Della Missione de padri della comp. di Giesu nella provincia di Giappone e particolarmente di quella di Tunchino (Rome, 1663, 4to); and A New and Cursious Account of the Kingdoms of Tonquin and Laos (1666), considered quite valuable. — Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.