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- noun 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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Aeneas Silvius, later to become pope, delivered to the
The interest in humanistic studies was also spread by Aeneas Silvius at the Council of Basle.
Brantôme in the sixteenth century, like Aeneas Silvius in the fifteenth, remarked the uncouthness of the northern kingdom.
He became the father of Aeneas Silvius, who in his turn had a son, Latinus Silvius.
Who among us has not lamented, with Aeneas Silvius (Pius II), that Homer and Plato have now "died a second death"?
In the fifteenth century, after the awakening of historical criticism, a few scholars like Aeneas Silvius (Epist.,
"Your holiness is known for slighting Aeneas Silvius as other men never slighted him.