Enea Silvio Piccolomini

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Noun1.Enea Silvio Piccolomini - Italian pope from 1458 to 1464 who is remembered for his unsuccessful attempt to lead a crusade against the Turks (1405-1464)Enea Silvio Piccolomini - Italian pope from 1458 to 1464 who is remembered for his unsuccessful attempt to lead a crusade against the Turks (1405-1464)
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The Commentaries of Pope Pius II (1458-1464) and the Crisis of the Fifteenth-Century Papacy.
Biondo (1392-1463) wrote the first comprehensive exposition of Roman civilization while he was in Mantua during 1459-60 serving as the Apostolic Secretary for Pope Pius II.
First, and discussed in Chapter 1, was Pope Pius II Piccolimini, himself a humanist writer and poet.
So sudden and encompassing was the architectural imprint left upon the Tuscan community by its illustrious native son, Pope Pius II Piccolomini, that it might well have seemed--even to a visitor in 1464--as if the medieval past of the entire town had been eradicated and replaced by urban concepts and buildings created in accordance with the principals of the new architectural style of the Renaissance.
Pope Pius II denounced slavery as "an enormous crime" in 1462.
In 1463, a contrite Pope Pius II (1458-64) issued an official retraction of his earlier, pro-conciliar writings.
Having nothing but an idea, she convinced the region of Lazio and the city of Rome to give her a dilapidated property on the Via Aurelia Antica, overlooking the Vatican, called the Villa Piccolomini (named after Pope Pius II, Enea Silvio Piccolomini).