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Pi•us

(ˈpaɪ əs)
n.
1. Pius II, (Enea Silvio de Piccolomini) 1405–64, Italian pope 1458–64.
2. Pius V, Saint (Michele Ghislieri) 1504–72, Italian pope 1566–72.
3. Pius VII, (Luigi Barnaba Chiaramonti) 1740–1823, Italian pope 1800–23.
4. Pius IX, (Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti) 1792–1878, Italian pope 1846–78.
5. Pius X, Saint (Giuseppe Sarto) 1835–1914, Italian pope 1903–14.
6. Pius XI, (Achille Ratti) 1857–1939, Italian pope 1922–39.
7. Pius XII, (Eugenio Pacelli) 1876–1958, Italian pope 1939–58.
Translations

Pius

[ˈpaɪəs] NPío
References in classic literature ?
Some time after my arrival in Flanders news came of the league that his Holiness Pope Pius V of happy memory, had made with Venice and Spain against the common enemy, the Turk, who had just then with his fleet taken the famous island of Cyprus, which belonged to the Venetians, a loss deplorable and disastrous.
25 Frimaire; year XIII; Coronation of the Emperor Napoleon by his Holiness, Pius VII.' On the next morning, the inhabitants of Rome saw the same balloon soaring above the Vatican, whence it crossed the Campagna, and finally fluttered down into the lake of Bracciano.
"The nobles in Louis XVI.'s time thought just so; and Austria and Pius IX.
Cato says that the profits of agriculture are particularly pious or just (maximeque pius quaestus), and according to Varro the old Romans "called the same earth Mother and Ceres, and thought that they who cultivated it led a pious and useful life, and that they alone were left of the race of King Saturn."
He became a Christian and wrote a defence of the Christians addressed to Antoninus Pius. (59) Zeus slew Asclepus (fr.
Then, Mr Wegg, in a dry unflinching way, entered on his task; going straight across country at everything that came before him; taking all the hard words, biographical and geographical; getting rather shaken by Hadrian, Trajan, and the Antonines; stumbling at Polybius (pronounced Polly Beeious, and supposed by Mr Boffin to be a Roman virgin, and by Mrs Boffin to be responsible for that necessity of dropping it); heavily unseated by Titus Antoninus Pius; up again and galloping smoothly with Augustus; finally, getting over the ground well with Commodus: who, under the appellation of Commodious, was held by Mr Boffin to have been quite unworthy of his English origin, and 'not to have acted up to his name' in his government of the Roman people.
"I gave one to the Sultan, who mounted it in his sabre; another to our holy father the Pope, who had it set in his tiara, opposite to one nearly as large, though not so fine, given by the Emperor Napoleon to his predecessor, Pius VII.
Pius V Catholic Church in Walsh, with Father Vincent Mukasa officiating.
Pius V was believed to be instrumental in obtaining the victory of the Battle of Lepanto as he led the faithful in praying for the intercession and protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
As you know, besides Pius and I, Kuya, Anindo, Bensouda, Fiolina, Apostle Elkana, Nyayo and Mrs Kandia all wanted to go to London.
We will miss Professor Pius Adesanmi and his professional competence in writing every Sunday.
Pius XII has long been criticized by Jewish organizations for failing to do enough to stop the Nazi genocide during World War II and for failing to speak out amid the horrors of the Holocaust.