Elisabeth von Kirchberg

Item

Author

Elisabeth von Kirchberg

Location

Kirchberg, Germany

Dates

1300-1350

Biography

Elisabeth was the self-identified author of the Kirchberg sister book. Little is known about her life apart from her occasional remarks in the Irmegard-vita. Apparently of Jewish parentage, she came at the age of four to the Kirchberg community.

Works

Kirchberg Sisterbook

Genres

Sisterbook

Editions and Translations

Roth, F.W.E. "Aufzeichnungen uber das mystische Leben der Nonnen von Kirchberg." Alemania 21 (1893): 102-23; Jansen, Sabine. Die Texte des Kirchberg-Corpus.

Archival Holdings

"Irmegard-Vita" by Elisabeth of Kirchberg: 205 - 231v, Mgq 730, Berlin State Library, Germany.

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