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The tale of two lovers by Aeneas Sylvius aka Pope Pius II – Lesser-known gems one of the popes wrote an erotic book


He also fathered illegitimate children and wrote erotic literature and of the book , making it one of the first examples of an epistolary novel.

The Tale of Two Lovers” is an erotic novel written in , about the steamy love This sounds like typical trashy romance novel fare except for one He once wrote to a friend, “He who has never truly felt the flames of love is.

Before he was Pope Pius II, Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini was a poet, scholar, diplomat, and rakehell. And an author. In fact, he wrote a bestseller. People in.