Tommaso Fazello (1498 – 8 April 1570) was an ItalianDominicanfriar, historian and antiquarian. He is known as the father of Sicilian history. He is the author of the first printed history of Sicily: De Rebus Siculis Decades Duae, published in Palermo in 1558 in Latin. He was born in Sciacca, Sicily and died in Palermo, Sicily.
^(Page 409, Chief Historians - Historians of Sicily.), Thomas Fazelli De Rebus Siculis Decades due, in fol.Panormi 1558. This valuable Author may be found in the Italian Illustrata; was translated into Italian by Remigio Fiorentino, in quarto Ven 1574, and in Folio, Palermo 1628, which last Edition is much enlarged with several Historical Facts by Martin Lafarina. ,A New Method of Studying History, Geography, and Chronology: With a Catalogue of the Chief Historians of All Nations, the Best Editions of Their Works, and Characters of Them, Nicolas Lenglet Dufresnoy Authors: Nicolas Lenglet Dufresnoy, Richard Rawlinson, Publisher Printed for C. Davis, 1730