Hrotsvitha

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Author

Hrotsvitha

Location

Gandersheim Abbey

Dates

935-1000

Biography

Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim (Latin: Hrotsvitha Gandeshemensis; c. 935 – after 973) was a 10th-century German secular canoness, dramatist and poet who lived at Gandersheim Abbey

Works

6 comedies, 2 verse chronicles

Languages

Latin

Genres

Devotional, Plays, Poetry

Editions and Translations

Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: A Florilegium of Her Works

Archival Holdings

Hrotsvitha's Poems: Clm 14485, Bavarian State Library, Munich.

Item sets

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