Nicholas V was not a man of the world, he was a scholar, full of the enthusiasm of his day.
Nicholas V, as we have seen, hoped to maintain the Papacy at the head of Christendom by means of the new intellectual forces.
After the death of Nicholas V he went to Paris, lectured there for a time and was crowned with the doctorate.
Pope Nicholas V, the friend of ancient literature and the protector of the learned exiles of Greece, died.
The marvellous art treasures which had been slowly garnered in Rome since the days of Nicholas V, were almost wholly destroyed.
Nicholas V conceived the splendid scheme of making Rome the mistress of the world's culture.