Nicolosius, Johannes Baptista, Dd
Nicolosius, Johannes Baptista, D.D., a Sicilian -priest and geographer, was born Oct. 14, 1610. He became a great linguist, made himself beloved for his prudence and eloquence, was a long time maintained by Ferdinand Maximilian, margrave of Baden, and afterwards chaplain at St. Maria Maggiore in Rome. He wrote several geographical works, and died at Rome Jan. 19,1670. See Jdcher, Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.