Saturday, November 24, 2007

Epistolae Familiares

Extract from Epistolae Familiares by Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini [Pope Pius II](1404-1464).
Printed At Leuven by Johannes van Westfalen in 1483
National Library of the Netherlands

This is the collection of letters by the humanist Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini (1404-1464), who became Pope Pius II in 1458. Some twenty editions of this work were published in the fifteenth century, in different versions.