About Martino Martini
Martino Martini, Wei Kuangguo his Chinese name ,
was a Jesuit missionary and a distinguished scientist - mathematician, historian and cartographer - who lived and worked in China in 1600.
His studies and experiences made him a bridge and mediator between the Chinese and European civilizations, and till nowadays a very interesting figure at the forefront of his time.
His works of remarkable scientific and humanistic significance, continue to stimulate the attention
of European and Chinese scholar,
intellectuals and amateurs.