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The Complete Writings of an Italian Heretic

Olympia Morata

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226536682
eISBN:
9780226536712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226536712.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

A brilliant scholar and one of the finest writers of her day, Olympia Fulvia Morata (1526–1555) was attacked by some as a “Calvinist Amazon” but praised by others as an inspiration to all learned ... More


Olympia Flilvia Morata (1526/27–55)

Olympia Morata

in The Complete Writings of an Italian Heretic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226536682
eISBN:
9780226536712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226536712.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter focuses on the time when Olympia Fulvia Morata first stepped onto the stage of history, at the age of fourteen. It was a literal stage, set in what her friend and biographer, Caelius ... More


Juvenilia : Ferrara, C. 1539–41 , Age 12–14

Olympia Morata

in The Complete Writings of an Italian Heretic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226536682
eISBN:
9780226536712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226536712.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter states that Caelius Secundus Curio preserved a number of Olympia Fulvia Morata's juvenilia from his brief stay in Ferrara between April and October 1541. These include the prefaces to ... More


Letters: Italy

Olympia Morata

in The Complete Writings of an Italian Heretic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226536682
eISBN:
9780226536712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226536712.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores letters in Italy both written by Olympia Fulvia Morata and which contain references to her. Few of these early letters are dated. Letter One is from Fulvio Pellegrino Morato to ... More


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