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Letters : Germany

Olympia Morata

in The Complete Writings of an Italian Heretic

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print June 2003 | ISBN: 9780226536682
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226536712 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226536712.003.0006
Letters : Germany

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This chapter shows that Andreas Grunthler returned to Italy and took Olympia Fulvia Morata and her brother Emilio Morato with him to his hometown of Schweinfurt. It includes Letters Fifteen–Twenty telling her friends Johannes Sinapius, Lavinia della Rovere, Magdalena Orsini, and Caelius Secundus Curio, of her safe arrival in Germany on twelfth of June 1550. The chapter shows that Andreas, Olympia, and Emilio arrived safe in Germany and were generously taken in by Georg Hörmann, a counselor to the king, at whose house they had been staying for several days. The chapter also states that Lavinia della Rovere wrote to Morata. She had received earlier letters saying that Grunthler had left for Germany but not Morata's announcing her own safe arrival.

Keywords: Andreas Grunthler; Olympia Fulvia Morata; Emilio Morato; Schweinfurt; Johannes Sinapius; Lavinia della Rovere; Magdalena Orsini; Caelius Secundus Curio; Germany

Chapter.  34944 words. 

Subjects: Literature

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