Anna Maria van Schurman Biography and Poems
Anna Maria van Schurman Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Anna Maria van Schurman, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by van Schurman, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Anna Maria van Schurman (November 5, 1607–May 4/May 14, 1678) was a German- Dutch painter, engraver, poet and scholar. Highly educated woman by seventeenth century standards, she excelled in art, music, and literature, becoming proficient in 14 languages (including contemporary European languages): Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Arabic, Syriac, Aramaic, and Ethiopian.
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