Don Giacomo Nicolaci

Don Giacomo Nicolaci was Baron of Villadorata and owner of one of the most beautiful buildings in Noto, Palazzo Nicolaci di Villadorata.
The Baron was extremely cultured and a great scholar, spoke six languages and was a true lover of astronomy and geometry. He was appointed Prince of the Academy of Noto and maintained close correspondence (by exchanging letters) with astronomers and intellectuals from all over Europe.