Schweinfurt, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
Olympia Fulvia Morata
1526 Ferrara - 1555 Heidelberg
lebte und wirkte von
1551-1554 in der freien
Bildung u. Standhaftigkeit
im Glauben, Liebe, Mut u.
Toleranz zeichneten sie aus.
Hier am diesem Ort wohnte
sie mit ihrem Mann,
dem gelehrten Stadtarzt
Dr. Andreas Grundler.
The humanist Olympia Fulvia Morata, born 1526 Ferrara - died 1555 Heidelberg, lived and worked in the Free Imperial City of Schweinfurt from 1551 to 1554.
Education and her steadfastness in faith, love, courage and tolerance were her hallmarks.
Here at this location she lived with her husband, Dr. Andreas Grundler, the City Physician.
Location. 50° 2.671′ N, 10° 14.158′ E. Marker is in Schweinfurt, Bavaria. Marker is at the intersection of Brückenstraße and Rittergasse, on the right when traveling south on Brückenstraße. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schweinfurt, Bavaria 97421, Germany. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Raven Hotel / Hotel zum Raben (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Schopperschen Haus / Schopper's House (about 210 meters away); Ehemalige Rückert-Buchhandlung / The Former Rueckert Bookshop (about 210 meters away); Schweinfurter Schlachtschüssel / The Schweinfurt “Slaughter Pot” (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Professor Theodor Fischer (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Dr. Martin Luther (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Engelbert Fries and Wilhelm Höpflinger (approx. half a kilometer away); Panzer-Regiment 4 Memorial (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schweinfurt.
Also see . . . Olympia Fulvia Morata (Theodora - Encyclopedia Britannica 1911). OLYMPIA FULVIA MORATA (1526-1555), Italian classical scholar, was born at Ferrara. Her father, who had been tutor to the young princes of the ducal house of Este, was on intimate terms with the most learned men of Italy, and the daughter grew up in an atmosphere of classical learning. At the age of twelve she was able to converse fluently in Greek and Latin. About this time she was summoned to the palace as companion and instructress of the younger but equally gifted Anne, daughter of Renee, duchess of Ferrara. Olympia's father having died a convert to Protestantism, she met (Submitted on November 25, 2016.)
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