Pius II -- 'el Pìu Expeditivo Pontifice': Selected Studies on Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (1405-1464)

Selected Studies on Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (1405-1464)
 
 
Brill (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 12. Juli 2003
 
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  • 260 Seiten
978-90-04-13190-3 (ISBN)
 
This book contains eleven essays on Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (1405-1464), humanist, author, courtier, inveterate traveller, conciliarist and then papalist, priest, bishop and finally pope under the name Pius II (1458-1464), urban architect of Pienza, grand patron of the arts, and would-be Crusader.
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Zweder von Martels, Ph.D. (1989) teaches Neolatin at the University of Groningen. He has written on humanist travel, renaissance alchemy and Neolatin literature and culture. He is the editor of Augerius Gislenius Busbequius. Legationis Turcicae epistolae quatuor (1994) and has published two collections of essays: Alchemy Revisited (1990) and (with Victor Schmidt) Antiquity Renewed (2003) Arjo Vanderjagt, Ph.D. (1981) is Professor of the History of Ideas and of Medieval Studies at the University of Groningen. He has published on the anthropology of the Church Fathers, the thought of Anselm of Canterbury, the political ideology of the fifteenth-century dukes of Burgundy, and on Northern Humanism. He is co-editor of Rodolphus Agricola Phrisius (1988), Wessel Gansfort and Northern Humanism (1993), Northern Humanism in European Context, 1469-1625 (1999), and of Princes and Princely Culture (2003).
Preface Contributors 1. Enkyklios paideia in the Work of Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini, Benedikt Konrad Vollmann 2. From Samarkand to Scythia: Reinventions of Asia in Renaissance Geography and Political Thought, Margaret Meserve 3. Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini as a Historiographer: Asia, Benedikt Konrad Vollmann 4. The New Landesgeschichte: Aeneas Silvius on Austria and Bohemia, Rolando Montecalvo 5. Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini's De curialium miseriis and Peter of Blois, Keith Sidwell 6. Alltag an der Kurie: Papst Pius II. (1458-1464) im Spiegel Zeitgenossischer Berichte, Claudia Martl 7. Pius II and Francesco Sforza: The History of Two Allies, Marcello Simonetta 8. Pius II and the Formation of the Ecclesiastical Institutions of Pienza, Giuseppe Chironi 9. 'Reject Aeneas!' Pius II on the Errors of his Youth, Thomas M. Izbicki 10. 'More Matter and Less Art': Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini and the Delicate Balance between Eloquent Words and Deeds, Zweder von Martels 11. The Fruit of Love: Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini about his Illegitimate Child, Zweder von Martels Index
"...this collection identifies many rich sources yet to be plumbed, while several individual essays model useful methodologies for such investigation. As such, this volume is important to a far larger audience than scholars of Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini."
Emily O'Brien, Renaissance Quarterly.
This book contains eleven essays on Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (1405-1464), humanist, author, courtier, inveterate traveller, conciliarist and then papalist, priest, bishop and finally pope under the name Pius II (1458-1464), urban architect of Pienza, grand patron of the arts, and would-be Crusader.

Contributors include: Giuseppe Chironi, Thomas M. Izbicki, Zweder von Martels, Claudia Märtl, Margaret Meserve, Rolando Montecalvo, Keith Sidwell, Marcello Simonetta, and Benedikt Konrad Vollmann.

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