Pius II

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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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(3.) Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini, Memoirs of a Renaissance Pope: The Commentaries of Pius II, trans.
Schmid also follows the idiosyncratic German tradition that includes the future Pius II, Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini, among her many German writers.
Pius II--"El Piu Expedi-tivo Pontifice": Selected Studies on Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (1405-1464).
Pius II--"El Piu Expeditivo Pontifice": Selected Studies on Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (1405 1464).
Includes: Benedikt Konrad Vollmann, "Enkyklios paideia in the Work of Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini"; Margaret Meserve, "From Samarkand to Scythia: Reinventions of Asia in Renaissance Geography and Political Thought"; Benedikt Konrad Vollmann, "Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini as a Historiographer: Asia"; Rolando Montecalvo, "The New Landesgeschichte: Aeneas Silvius on Austria and Bohemia"; Keith Sidwell, "Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini's De curialium miseriis and Peter of Blois"; Claudia Martl, "Alltag an der Kurie: Papst Pius II.