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16:01 Pope Pius II Arguably most important pope Able diplomat However, speaks of no real concern for spiritual condition of church in autobiography Not only one pope He will insist on papal supremacy But conquest of papl states is incredibly important Concern of petty despots in Romagna Malatesta of Rimini: patron of humanist art, displeased Pius II, “unbridled lust,” built church that seemed pagan Constantinople in 1453 Had tried to convince king of Hungary to relieve the siege of Constantinople King refused to remove troops Says venetians were not pious, only interested in their trade Venetians are least just and capable of humanity…no virtue in the water! The Spanish connection Alonso de Borja Compromised candidate: crusading tendencies, frail and old, very affective in council of Basel and could convince king Alfonso the fifth to reconcile self with pope Elected as pope Cardinal Bessarion Entered Italy through Council of Ferrarra Union of the two churches
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course HIS 333 taught by Professor Mazzaoui during the Fall '09 term at University of Wisconsin.

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