Miniato Pitti
Miniato Pitti was an Abbot at the monastery of Monte Oliveto near Florence. He came from a noble family and was known as a natural philosopher, cosmographer and mathematician, who was skilled in making mathematical instruments. He is mentioned several times in Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists.

For instruments by Miniato Pitti, see:
   Quadrant, Signed by Miniato Pitti, Florence, Dated 1558 (Oxford, MHS)

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