We live by the spirit. The rest belongs to death. Willibald Pirckheimer 5 December — 22 December was a German Renaissance lawyerauthor and Renaissance humanista wealthy and prominent figure in Nuremberg in the 16th century, and a member of the governing City Council for two periods.
Born as Barbara Pirckheimer, she was the eldest of 12 children, nine of whom would survive to adulthood and one of whom was the prominent humanist Willibald Pirckheimer.
Until her mother's death inshe reportedly received a humanist education at home, where she became fluent in Latin. At the age of 12 she went to school at the Franciscan monastery of Saint Clara at Nuremberg. When she was about 16 years old, she joined the order, taking the name of Caritas or Charitas.
Already in her 50s at the time, Sister Caritas apparently received support in her struggle for the survival of the monastery from Philipp Melanchthonformerly a close friend of Luther.
She had maintained a chronicle during her abbacy of events at the monastery during the period of upheaval —"including letters to and from the city council and written transcripts of conversations. Later a final section was added, perhaps written after her death but including passages from Caritas' later letters.
By the monastery and cloister had ceased to exist as Catholic houses of worship.Caritas Pirckheimer was the abbess of St Clare's in Nurnberg. Her Journal depicts her struggle against the city council's attempts to reform and close her nunnery.
Considered by Erasmus to be one of the most learned women in Germany, Caritas Pirckheimer was also termed the German Sappho by Celtis, the Poet Laureate of Germany. Caritas had been tutored in Latin, became acquainted with Albrecht Dürer, and read the newly . The item Caritas Pirckheimer: a journal of the Reformation years, , translated from the German with introduction, notes and interpretative essay [by] Paul A.
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The largest gains for Nuremberg were in the 14th century, including Charles IV's Golden Bull of , naming Nuremberg as the city where newly elected kings of Germany must hold their first Imperial Diet, making Nuremberg one of the three most important cities of the Empire.
Charles was the patron of the Frauenkirche, built between and (the architect was likely Peter Parler), where.
Caritas Pirckheimer and Willibald Pirckheimer. Abbess and humanist. and. Lawyer and humanist. Sources. Elite Roots. Caritas and Willibald Pirckheimer were a sister and brother, members of a prominent family from Nuremberg in southern Germany, renowned for their education and concern for religion. The largest gains for Nuremberg were in the 14th century, including Charles IV's Golden Bull of , naming Nuremberg as the city where newly elected kings of Germany must hold their first Imperial Diet, making Nuremberg one of the three most important cities of the Empire. Charles was the patron of the Frauenkirche, built between and (the architect was likely Peter Parler), where. Jun 25, · Book Caritas-pirckheimer-haus, Nuremberg on TripAdvisor: See traveler reviews, 4 candid photos, and great deals for Caritas-pirckheimer-haus, ranked #91 of hotels in Nuremberg and rated 4 of 5 at TripAdvisor.4/4(10).
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This chapter examines the Denkwürdigkeiten of the abbess Caritas Pirckheimer of the Poor Clares convent in Nuremberg at the time of the Reformation. Pirckheimer fought to save her convent from closure after the conversion of the city to Lutheranism in