See also Brilli, Intorno allci vita e atle azioni di Marcello II.
Other notices were furnished by Gori, Symbolae litterariae Florentinae (1748, 1751), by Marcello Venuti, Descrizione delle prime scoperte d'Ercolano (Rome, 1748), and Scipione Maffei, Tre lettere intorno alle scoperte d'Ercolano (Verona, 1748).
He was appointed clerk in the second chancery of the commune under his old master, the grammarian, Marcello Virgilio Adriani.
One of the most famous professors was Marcello Malpighi, a great anatomist of the 17th century.
Nehemiah Grew and his contemporary Marcello Malpighi were the earliest discoverers in the department of plant anatomy.