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Olympia Morata

Her Times, Life And Writings

by Amelia Gillespie Smyth

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages406
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Open LibraryOL10520897M
ISBN 10054818545X
ISBN 109780548185452


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Olympia Morata by Amelia Gillespie Smyth Download PDF EPUB FB2

Olympia Morata composed these lines in Greek when she was in her early teens (English translation in Bainton, p. For a period of about ten years, she did as her poem says, setting aside domestic duties for the opportunity to study classical languages and literatures at the court of Ferrara.

Simonetta Carr is the author of the series, Christian Biographies for Young Readers, published by Reformation Heritage Book. She has written a novel for young girls on the life of Olympia Morata (Weight of a Flame, the Passion of Olympia Morata), scheduled to be published in the summer by P&R Publishing, Phillipsburg, NJ, Weight of a Flame: The Passion of Olympia Morata (Chosen Daughters Book 5) - Kindle edition by Carr, Simonetta.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Weight of a Flame: The Passion of Olympia Morata (Chosen Daughters Book 5)/5(8). The 5th book in The Chosen Daughters Series, Weight of a Flame, tells the story of a girl, Olympia Morata, becoming a women wholly devoted to Christ.

Though she lived centuries before us, Olympia's story will spur you on in your faith/5(8). The court of Ferrara, where Olympia Morata was born, became a hotbed of evangelical Protestantism when the duke of Este married Renée of France in The new duchess of Ferrara established a “court within a court” that functioned as a center of Calvinist and Reformation ideas in papist Italy.

The one who really blew me away was Olympia Fulvia Morata. She was a child prodigy from Ferrara in Italy. By the age of twelve she was fluent in Greek and Latin. She composed treatises on Homer, lectured on Cicero, wrote poetry in Latin and Greek, all while still in her teens.

Here’s one of her early poems, about her love of learning. But Morata's husband sent Morata's surviving work to Celio Secondo Curione, who had been Fulvio Morato's friend and who had been one of Olympia's most dedicated supporters and a life-long correspondent.

An Italian humanist scholar, Curione had fled the Inquisition himself, eventually winding up at the University of Basel. The turbulent period which followed the Reformation is captured well in a new book by Simonetta Carr. In "Weight of a Flame: The Passion of Olympia Morata" (part of the Chosen Daughters series from P & R Publishing), Carr tells the story of a Reformation-era heroine/5.

Why write about Olympia Morata. Because the Italian Reformation is generally unknown but in the first part of the 16th century, sparks of Reformed faith burned brightly in Italy.

Many groups were meeting for Bible study and prayer, and some members of the clergy were defending biblical doctrines.

Of course, the Catholic Church-State could not tolerate such dissent.5/5(4). Olympia Morata. likes. A XVI century scholar who kept faithful to her faith and her vocation in spite of formidable odds.

(The top picture is a portrait of Followers:   Winner of the Josephine Roberts Edition Prize from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women. A brilliant scholar and one of the finest writers of her day, Olympia Morata () was attacked by some as a "Calvinist Amazon" but praised by others as an inspiration to all learned women.

This book publishes, for the first time, all her known writings—orations, dialogues. This chapter explores the letters after the death of Olympia Fulvia Morata. Letter Seventy Two pertains to Andreas Grunthler greeting the schoolmaster Andreas Campanus.

For several days, Morata had been emphatically stating that there was nothing she desired more than to be dissolved and to be with Christ, whose great kindness to her she never ceased to praise, as much as the force of the.

Morata, Fulvia Olympia (–)Italian scholar. Name variations: also seen as Olympia Fulvia Morata. Born in Ferrara in ; died in Heidelberg, Germany, on Octo ; buried at St.

Peter's Church, Heidelberg; daughter of Fulvio Pellegrino Morata; had at least two brothers and two sisters; educated at home by her brothers, in Latin atthe court of Ferrara by Chilian Senf, and. Having forsaken all worldly pleasures and satisfactions for the sake of the cross, Olympia's story encourages us to run the race marked out for us with perseverance (Hebrews ).

It is my pleasure to recommend this book to all readers, but particularly young women, who will find in Olympia Morata, a shining example of strength and courage.5/5(4). This chapter explores the collection of poems from friends in honor of Olympia Fulvia Morata written during the course of her lifetime.

As was the custom, Caelius Secundus Curio included a number of dedicatory epigrams in his edition. The chapter has supplemented these with a few others from various sources. The poets include friends who knew Morata at Ferrara (Lilio Gregorio Giraldi, Didacus. A brilliant scholar and one of the finest writers of her day, Olympia Morata () was attacked by some as a "Calvinist Amazon" but praised by others as an inspiration to all learned women.

This book publishes, for the first time, all her known writings—orations, dialogues, letters, and poems—in an accessible English : $ A brilliant scholar and one of the finest writers of her day, Olympia Morata () was attacked by some as a "Calvinist Amazon" but praised by others as an inspiration to all learned women.

This book publishes, for the first time, all her known writings—orations, dialogues, letters, and poems—in an accessible English translation/5(6). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Olympia Morata by Caroline Bowles Southey,Smith, Elder edition, in English Olympia Morata ( edition) | Open Library. Olympia Morata was born in in Ferrara, Italy.

Her Father Fulvio helped to give her a very good education and to love and trust the God of Scripture. By. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bonnet, Jules, Vita di Olimpia Morato. Milano: Borroni e Scotti, (OCoLC) Named Person. Olympia Morata ( ) is a girl far ahead of her time. A quick tongue and a ready pen are her mind's tools to record her vivid thoughts, poetry, songs, and opinions.

Appointed tutor to Duchess Ren e's children, her future is bright when suddenly, evil rumors turn her world upside-down. Parker, Holt N., ed., The Complete Writings of an Italian Heretic, University of Chicago Press,p.

Ibid. Ibid. Ibid. Ibid., p. Carr, Simonetta, Weight of a Flame, The Passion of Olympia Morata, P&R,p. (poem translated from the original Greek by Chris Stevens) Share on Facebook Tweet Widget. Tags. Biography. Christ & Culture. Christian Living. This chapter shows that the Book of Psalms lay at the heart of the worship of the new Protestant churches.

The services being forged across Europe demanded a new song to the Lord. Olympia Fulvia Morata's Psalms represent a unique moment in the cultural history of Europe. They are an exemplary product of both halves of biblical humanism. Simonetta Carr on Reformer Olympia Morata. Ma Olympia Morata.

I’m hoping that we can use this month to look at a few other Italian stories for kids, but until then, Simonetta’s book on Olympia Morata is a very good window to a far away place and culture. Buy Olympia Morata: The Complete Writings of an Italian Heretic (Other Voice in Early Modern Europe) 2nd ed.

by Morata, Olympia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. A brilliant scholar and one of the finest writers of her day, Olympia Morata () was attacked by some as a "Calvinist Amazon" but praised by others as an inspiration to all learned women.

This book publishes, for the first time, all her known writings—orations, dialogues, letters, and poems—in an accessible English translation. The book enlightens readers about twelve great women: Anna Reinhard, Anna Adlischweiler, Katharina Schutz, Margarethe Blaurer, Marguerite de Navarre, Jeanne d'Albret, Charlotte Arbaleste, Charlotte de Bourbon, Louise de Coligny, Katherine Willoughby, Renee of Ferrara, and Olympia Morata/5.

Olympia Fulvia Morata Collection. Print Collection portrait file. Olympia Fulvia Morata. Library locations The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection Topics Public figures Genres Clippings Portraits Type of Resource Still.

Simonetta Carr, Weight of a Flame: The Passion of Olympia Morata (Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, ). In the interest of disclosure this review was written by a thirty-something-year-old man with the help of two young ladies under age five and a six year old boy. Free Online Library: Olympia Morata.

The Complete Writings of an Italian Heretic.(edited and translated by Holt N. Parker, Book review) by "Annali d'Italianistica"; Literature, writing, book reviews Books Book reviews. Olympia Morata: Her Times, Life and Writings, Arranged from Contemporary and by Caroline Bowles Southey, Olympia Fulvia Morata.

These lines from a poem by Olympia Morata ( – ) are, under various translations, her best known work and have been quoted by some as an early feminist proclamation. I have included them in my historical semi-fiction, Weight of a Flame, because they represent one phase of her life, but I don’t consider them a feminist statement, for.

Product Description. Olympia Morata (–) is her father’s finest student and a girl far ahead of her time. A quick tongue and a ready pen are her mind’s tools to. Olympia Fulvia Morata (), Italian scholar of religion and literature Olympia Dukakis, actress Olympia Snowe, U.S.

senator from Maine Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece and Denmark, daughter of Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece and Marie-Chantal Miller. Olympia in song, story & screen. Women of the Reformation Closing & Book Giveaway Contest Winners.

Women of the Reformation: Anne Askew; Gospelling In The Fire by Diane Bucknell; Women of the Reformation: Catherine of Willoughby by Trisha Poff; Women of the Reformation: Lady Jane Grey by Becky Pliego; Women of the Reformation: Olympia Fulvia Morata, A Tribute by Petra Hefner.

The Olympia Morata Programme typically funds a part-time position (pay grade 13/TV-L). Female postdoctoral researchers with independent research achievements may apply for these positions. The institutes, at which the researchers work, are expected to make available part-time positions (pay grade 13/TV-L) or other personnel resources as well.

Olympia Morata (&#;) is a girl far ahead of her time. Appointed tutor to a duchess’s children, Olympia looks forward to a bright future&#;when suddenly, evil rumors threaten to turn her world upside : Olympia Morata’s name is referenced whenever learned women of the Renaissance or Reformation are discussed there is a paucity of serious scholarly criticism on her thought and work.

Indeed, access to Morata’s work is limited: the most recent edition of her complete writings dates back fifty years (ed. by Lanfranco Caretti in ). Entry for 'Morata, Olympia Fulvia' - Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature - One of 8 Bible encyclopedias freely available, this encyclopedia, with it's nea entries and 17 millin words, dwarfs modern Bible encyclopedias with the depth of knowledge.

Olympia Morata. Sir Henry Taylor (). Heidelberg. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Poems of Places: An Anthology in 31 Volumes.

Germany: Vols. XVII-XVIII.Olympia Morata (–) is her father’s finest student and a girl far ahead of her time. A quick tongue and a ready pen are her mind’s tools to record her vivid thoughts, poetry, songs, and opinions.Morata, Olympia Fulvia, Olympiae Fulviae Moratae foeminae doctissimae ac plane divinae Orationes, dialogi, epistolae, carmina, tam latina quam graeca: cum eruditorʹu de ea testimoniis & laudibus, Basel: Petrum Pernam,Lisa Unger Baskin Collection, Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

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