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Pienza

 

a city in central Italy, in Siena Province. Pienza was built as a result of a decree issued by Pope Pius II (Enea Silvio de’ Piccolomini), after whom the city was named. Pius II wanted to construct a new city on the site of his birthplace, the village of Corsignano. Pienza’s regular street layout (from 1459) was designed by B. Rossellino, as were a number of late-15th-century buildings, including the hall-type cathedral, the Palazzo Piccolomini, and the Palazzo Comunale. The Palazzo Vescovile also dates to this period. Pienza is the site of a diocesan museum of religious art.

REFERENCE

Carli, E. Pienza, la città di Pio II. Rome [1966].
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Pues bien, si, como defendemos, el autor de las "odas" fue Pio II, esa posibilidad cuadra con la suposicion que hemos vuelto a sacar a la palestra: recordemos, en efecto, que este papa, nacido en Corsignano--poblacion cuyo nombre cambiaria el por el de Pienza a partir del suyo como papa (178)--el 18 de octubre de 1405 y fallecido, como ya dijimos, en Ancona el 15 de agosto de 1464, paso la mayor parte de su vida en Italia, pese a los multiples viajes que realizo por toda Europa (179); su relacion con Roma resulta obvia desde el momento en que sabemos que ocupo la silla de San Pedro desde el 19 de agosto de 1458 hasta la fecha de su fallecimiento.
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Guerra e pace nella Historia de gentibus septentrionalibus (1555) d'Olao Magno dans Guerra e pace nel pensiero del rinascimento : atti del XV Convegno internazionale (Chianciano- Pienza, 14-17 luglio 2003), Firenze, Franco Cesati, 2005, collection Quaderni della rassegna ; 41, p.