Oration ”Ut apertum vobis” of Pope Pius II (10 October 1458, Rome). Edited and translated by Michael v. Cotta-Schönberg. Preliminary edition, 2nd version. With the papal bull “Vocavit nos Pius”. (Orations of Enea Silvio Piccolomini / Pope Pius II; 29) :

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Cotta-Schønberg , Michael;
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  • Subject: Turks | Papal bull Vocavit nos Pius | Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini | Renaissance oratory | Pope Pius II | [ SHS.HISPHILSO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/History, Philosophy and Sociology of Sciences | Mantua | Udine | 1459 | Enea Silvio Piccolomini | 15th century | Crusade against the Turks | Renaissance rhetorics | Wars | Renaissance orations | Æneas Silvius Piccolomini

Immediately after his election in August 1458, Pope Pius II began to plan for a crusade against the Turks, a cause he had worked for tirelessly since the Fall of Constantinople. He soon decided that the most effective way would be to summon the European kings and prince... View more
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