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Pius episcopus seruus seruorum dei illustri mahumeti principi turchorum timorem diuini nominis et amorem, [between 1462 and 1470].

Author: Pius, PopeMehmed, Sultan of the TurksLouis, King of FranceJean Boucart de la VaucelleA G TAll authors
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : Latin
Summary:
Illuminated ms. copy, transcribed sometime between 1462 and 1470, possibly in France or Italy of a papal letter written in 1460-1461 by Pius II to Mehmed II, Sultan of the Turks.

In his letter, Pius compares Christianity and Islam, discusses the impossibility of reconciling the two religions, and attempts to convert the Sultan by argument and exhortation. Cf. Catholic encyclopedia.

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Genre/Form: Early works
Papal documents
Papal documents Early works to 1800
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Mehmed, Sultan of the Turks; Mehmed, Sultan of the Turks
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Pius, Pope; Mehmed, Sultan of the Turks; Louis, King of France; Jean Boucart de la Vaucelle; A G T; C B
OCLC Number: 52171498
Language Note: In Latin.
Notes: Caption title.
Terminal date based on note in Latin, dated June 8, 1470 at the chateau d'Amboise, by Jean Bouchart de la Vaucelle, bishop of Avranches between 1453 and 1484, in which he dedicated the ms. to Louis XI, for whom he served as adviser and confessor; cf. verso of leaf [66].
Caption title in red; text in brown ink; 24 lines per page in an italic hand; large illuminated initial "S" in burgundy and white on gold background, overlaid with drawing of French royal arms in blue and gold; illuminated ornamental border in burgundy, blue, and gold on three sides of text block; pictorial borders on four sides in green, blue, brown, and gold, containing human and animal figures, large fronds, leaves, flowers, and a second drawing of the French royal arms in blue and gold supported by two kneeling figures; smaller alternating illuminated capitals in burgundy and blue on contrasting backgrounds throughout text.
Latin and English text published as Epistola ad Mahomatem II = Epistle to Mohammed II / Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini ; edited with a translation, and notes by Albert R. Baca. New York : Peter Lang, ©1990.
Newer tan calf binding, with double blind-ruled borders on upper and lower boards; blind-stamped lozenge ornaments in spine compartments; dark blue gold-stamped spine label with title "Pii II Mahumeti epistola"; marbled endpapers.
Small ownership labels on front pastedown, and front endpaper, with initials "A.G.T." and "C.B." respectively.
Notes in a later hand second front endpaper, describing ms.; additional notes in the same hand on back endpaper, providing transcription of Boucart's note of 1470 on verso of last vellum leaf.
Description: [66] leaves, bound (last leaf blank) : parchment ; 19 cm
Other Titles: Epistola ad Mahumetem

Abstract:

Illuminated ms. copy, transcribed sometime between 1462 and 1470, possibly in France or Italy of a papal letter written in 1460-1461 by Pius II to Mehmed II, Sultan of the Turks.

In his letter, Pius compares Christianity and Islam, discusses the impossibility of reconciling the two religions, and attempts to convert the Sultan by argument and exhortation. Cf. Catholic encyclopedia.

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