Women Prodigies—Anna Maria van Schurman, Elena Piscopia and Others
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The woman prodigy first developed in Renaissance Italy, though other nations were swift to follow the example. The point of these highly-educated women was their c…

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Stevenson, Jane, “Women Prodigies—Anna Maria van Schurman, Elena Piscopia and Others”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 20 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004271296_enlo_B9789004271029_0141>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721



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