Carusius, John Baptist

, a learned historiographer of Palermo, where he was born in 1673, devoted his life to the history and antiquities of Sicily; and first published “Memorie Istoriche della Sicilia,Palermo, 1716, fol. and afterwards a collection of the Sicilian historians, under the title of “Bibliotheca Historica Regni Siciliae,1723, 2 vols. fol. Saxius says he died in 1724; but the editors of the Diet. Hist, in 1750, and they add that his “Bibliotheca” was translated into Italian, and published in 1745, 3 vols. fol. 2


Pict. Hist. -—Saxii Onomasticon.