Women Latinists Throughout History

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Alessandra Scala

Allington, Mrs.

Angela de Fulgino

Angela Nogarola

Anne Margrethe Bredal

Anne Margrethe Qvitzow

Anna Maria Arduini

Anna Maria van Schurmanª

Anna Memorataª

Anna Valentini

Anna von Buchwald

Anna von Pallant

Anna von Utenhove

Antoinette de Loynes 

Antonia Bourignon

Antonia Confienzi

Atilia Onesima

Bathsua Makinª

Beatriz Galindo*

Camille de Morelª

Carlotta Patino

Cassandra Fedele

Catarina Borghina

Catarina Imperialisª

Catharina Quirinin

Catarina Ursula Hessen-Kassel

Catherine of Aragon

Cille Gad

Clara Lanzavegia

Costanza Varano

Diane de Morel

Egeria

Eleanor of Aquitaine

Eleanor Burnell

(H)Elena Coppoli

Elena Piscopia

Elisabet Winkler (Weigler)

Elizabeth Carter

Elisabetta Fiorini-Mazzanti

Elizabeth Albertina von Kammeneck

Elizabeth Cooke Hoby Russell

Elizabeth Dacre

Elizabeth Jane Westonª

Elizabeth Koolaart

Queen Elizabeth I

Elizabeth Tollett

Enrica Diogini

Ersilia Spolverini

Eucheria

Falamisca de Monti

Febronia Pannolini

Gabriella Patino

Georgette de Montenay

Ginevra Nogarola

Ginevra Ragnoneª

Gironda Cellini

Helen M. Chesnutt

Helena Sibylla Wagenseil

Heloïse

Henrietta Catharina von Friesin

Hildegard von Bingen

Hippolyta Taurella

Hrosvita of Gandersheim

Ingeborg of Denmark

Isotta Nogarola

Jane Owen

Jane Seymour

Johanna Otho

Sor Juana Inéz de la Cruzª

Katarina Sobotta

Laura Bassi

Laura Cereta

Lorenza Strozzi

Lucia Bojarda

Lucrezia Bembo

Luisa Sigea

Magdalena Brigitta Wasenthau

Margherita van Godewijk

Margarita Velseria

Maria Caietana de Agnesi

Maria Cunitz

Maria Elisabeth Ringsª

Maria Petzold

Maria Sibylla Merian

Martha Marchinaª

Martha Whittier Olivenbaum

Mary (Mollineux) Southworth

Mary Norton

Mary Queen of Scots

Nellie Price Rosebaugh

Olympia Morataª

Olympia Frontina Germana

Perpetuaª

Philippa Lazea

Phillis Wheatley*

Proba

Rachel Jevon

Rosina (Posthuis) Brosamerus 

Saint Perpetua

Sarah Staples

Sibylla Ursula von Braunschweig-Lüneburg

Sophia Corbiniana

Sophia Elizabeth (Brenner) Webber

Sulpicia

Tarquinia Molza

Taurina

Valeria Fuscilla

Willetrudis

*None of her Latin has made its way down to us

Unattributed:

Funerary Inscriptions

Pompeiian Graffiti

Vindolanda Fragments

Anonymous Hymns

My translations:

Ginevra Ragnoneª

Iohanna Otho

Maria Elisabeth Ringsª

Martha Marchina

Olympia Morataª

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