Nicolaus Leoninus/Leonicenus or Nicolo Lonigo. Italian physician, philologist and Humanist. Born Lonigo (near Vicenza) 1428, died Ferrara 1524. Studied medicine and philosophy at Padua around 1446, awarded doctorate 1453, then journey to England, where he stayed for an unknown duration. Probably teaching at Venice between 1462 and 1464, then from 1464 at the Univ. of Ferrara (mathematics, philosophy, theoretical medicine), and for a time at Bologna in 1508.