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Nicholas V   /nˈɪkələs vi/   Listen
Nicholas V

noun
1.
Italian pope from 1447 to 1455 who founded the Vatican library (1397-1455).  Synonym: Tomasso Parentucelli.






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"Nicholas V" Quotes from Famous Books



... denotionis, confirms and extends certain bulls of Leo X's predecessors, Nicholas V and Sixtus IV, reciting the bulls so confirmed and extended—two of the former and one of the latter. In the first bull, Dum diversas, authority is granted to King Alfonso V of Portugal to make war upon the infidels, to conquer their lands, and to reduce them to slavery. ...
— The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 • Emma Helen Blair

... present magnificent collection of books and manuscripts was formed in the Lateran Palace in the year 465 by Bishop Hilary; and, augmented by succeeding pontiffs, the accumulated stores were transferred in 1450 by Pope Nicholas V., the founder of Glasgow University, to the Vatican. What Nicholas began was completed by Sixtus IV. The library was classified according to subjects and writers, and Demetrius Lucensis, under the direction ...
— Roman Mosaics - Or, Studies in Rome and Its Neighbourhood • Hugh Macmillan



Words linked to "Nicholas V" :   Tomasso Parentucelli, Roman Catholic Pope, pontiff, Catholic Pope, Vicar of Christ, Holy Father, pope, Bishop of Rome



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