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Elena Cornaro Piscopia
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Elena Cornaro Piscopia


: 05 June 1646


: Venice, Italy


: Gemini


: 26 July 1684


: 38 years


  • She was a Venetian philosopher of noble descent
Real name:Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia / Elena Lucrezia Corner
Born:05 June 1646
When did Elena Cornaro Piscopia die? / Died26 July 1684
How many years did Elena Cornaro Piscopia live? / Lived38 years
Where was Elena Cornaro Piscopia born?Venice, Italy
Where did Elena Cornaro Piscopia die? / Deathplace Padova, Italy
Zodiac sign:Gemini
Hair color:Brown
Eyes color:Brown

 Who was Elena Cornaro Piscopia? / Facts   

  • She became one of the first women to receive an academic degree from an university (in 1678)
  • As a young girl, Lady Elena was seen as a prodigy

  • She started a classical education, adviced by a friend of the family

  • She studied Latin and Greek, also French and Spanish, by the age of seven

  • She also mastered Hebrew and Arabic, earning the title of Oraculum Septilingue ("Seven-language Oracle")

  • She later studied mathematics, philosophy and theology

  • But she became also an expert musician, mastering the harpsichord, the clavichord, the harp and the violin

  • In 1669, she translated the Colloquy of Christ by Carthusian monk Lanspergius from Spanish into Italian


  • University of Padua

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