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noun

Enea Silvio de Piccolomini, 1405–64, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1458–64.

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Literary name Aeneas Silvius.

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Pius II
/ (ˈpaɪəs) /

noun

pen name Aeneas Silvius, original name Enea Silvio de' Piccolomini. 1405–64, Italian ecclesiastic, humanist, poet, and historian; pope (1458–64)
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