Piccolomini, Francis

, a learned man of the same family, was born in 1520, and having taught philosophy for twenty-two years in the most celebrated universities of Italy, retired to Sienna, where he died in 1604. Hewas so much respected, that the whole city put on mourning at his death. His works are less numerous than those of his relation, but they were esteemed in their day. They are, 1. “Commentaries on Aristotle,” 4to, published at | Mayence in 1603. 2. "Universa Philosopbia de Moribus, in Venice, 1583, folio. 1


Gen. Dict. —Niceron, vul. XXII I. Landi Hist. Lit. d' Italic. Totnasmi