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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It is hardly surprising, then, that the only monograph devoted to the Commentaries up to now has been Luigi Totaro's Pio II nei suoi "Commentarii": un contributo alla lettura della autobiografia di Enea Silvio Piccolomini (Bologna, 1978).
An extravagantly decorated room of this cathedral hosts the illuminated Latin books of one of the greatest Renaissance scholars, Pope Enea Silvio Piccolomini.
Wyatt constructs the Italian image of England and sketches the contacts via the accounts of ambassadors, humanists, artists, and church officials, including Andrea Trevisan (absent from the book' s index), Enea Silvio Piccolomini, Titus Livius, Pietro Carmeliano, Baldassare Castiglione, Polidoro Virgilio, Guido Mazzoni, Pietro Torrigiano, Pietro Griffi, and Andrea della Rena.