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Morata, Olympia Fulvia

(Olimpia; father's name originally Pellegrini, then Moretto or Morato [also called Peregrino Fulvio Morata]; 1526–55). Scholar and devotee of humanistic culture; b. Ferrara, It.; at court of the duchess of Ferrara; inclined to Lutheranism; married Andrew Gruntler (Gründler; Grünthler; Grunthler), a Ger. student of philos. and medicine; with him to Schweinfurt and Heidelberg, Ger.; became Prot. at Schweinfurt. Works include Lat. treatises; religious poetry (esp. Gk.); Prolegomena in Ciceronis Paradoxa.

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