Nicholas V

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Nicholas V

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(Biography) original name Tommaso Parentucelli. 1397–1455, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1447–55). He helped to found the Vatican Library
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Noun1.Nicholas V - Italian pope from 1447 to 1455 who founded the Vatican library (1397-1455)
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There was a strong tradition of Latin schooling at Sarzana, which was also the home of the humanist Pope Nicholas V (Tommaso Parentucelli).
His closeness to Pope Nicholas V, for whom Fra Giovanni would paint some of his greatest late frescoes, was undoubtedly helpful to the prestige of the congregation.
These treasures make up one of the premier collections in the world, and have been accessible only to church officials and scholars since the Vatican Library's inception in 1451 by Pope Nicholas V.