- From Latin Silvius, from silva ("forest"). (Wiktionary)
“Silvius, which is much more confined in its scope.”
“For as one of its first Renaissance readers, the humanist scholar Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini, later Pope Pius II, pointed out, the book depicts the ancient Germans as a horde of illiterate, barbaric brutes, living in squalid huts, too idle and drunk to practice farming, let alone the arts.”
“Nonetheless, the council offered an opportunity for Cusa to work with Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini, the future Pope Pius II, with whom he would collaborate on the reunification of the Byzantine and Roman churches.”
“Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini, I.V. #479 – 84, p. CXLIX, n.”
“Note 20: Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini, De liberorum educatione, 1450.”
“In 1450, Bishop Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (who as Pope Pius II became one of Federico's most influential patrons) wrote: When ... speech is considered as an art, we find that it is the function of grammar to order its expression; of dialectic to give it point; of rhetoric to illustrate it; of philosophy to perfect it.”
“But some people, including Soros, see it as philanthropy from which they expect no return, Silvius said.”
“Marcel Silvius, a climate expert at Wetlands International in the Netherlands, led a team that compared the benefits of palm oil to the ecological harm from destroying virgin Asian rain forests to develop lucrative new plantations.”
“Silvius, estimated that the population in Macanao peninsula was only about 700 – 800 individuals.”
“Rosalind to Phebe, telling her to count her blessings that a man as good as Silvius loves her.”
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