Ferrari, John Baptist

, a Jesuit of Sienna, was the author of a Syriac Dictionary, published in 1622, in 4to, under the name of “Nomenclator Syriacus.” The chief object the author is to explain the Syriac words in the Bible, in which he was assisted by some learned Maronites. He wrote also, “De Malorum aureorum cultura,1646, and “De Florum cultura,1633, both published at Rome. He died in 1655. 2


Moreri. —. Curieuse.