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Hroswitha of Gandersheim

Hroswitha of Gandersheim

her life, times, and works, and a comprehensive bibliography

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Published by Hroswitha Club in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hrotsvitha, ca. 935-ca. 975

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Anne Lyon Haight
    ContributionsHaight, Anne Lyon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA"8340"H3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 129 p. :
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21133850M
    LC Control Number65-29081

      Who is she? Hrosvitha (AKA Rosvita, Hrotsvit, Hroswitha, Roswitha, Hrotsuit plus many other variations) was a canoness* from Germany who lived in the mid to late tenth century. We don’t know her exact date of birth or death, but she was most active around the s to s. As her name implies, Hrotsvitha lived at Gandersheim,.   The non-dramatic works of Hrosvitha: text, translation, and commentary Item PreviewPages:

    Such is the book of Roswitha the Nun, or Hrosvitha as the name appears in the manuscript, which was written during the last decades of the tenth century in the Benedictine con-vent of Gandersheim and, after a long interval of utter ob-livion, was discovered, in , in the monastery of Saint Emmeran, at Ratisbon, by Conrad Celtes, the illustrious.   The poem was written in and was dedicated to the emperor. In addition to that of Celtes, the following are the chief editions of Hroswitha's works: Barack, "Die Werke der Hroswitha" (Nuremberg, ); Schurzfleisch (Wittenberg, ); Migne, P. L. CXXXVII, ; de Winterfell, "Hrosvithae opera" (Berlin, ). N. SCHEID.

      This is the second of eight woodcut illustrations for a book of collected writings by Roswitha von Gandersheim, published by Conrad Celtis in Nuremberg in The text consists of eight Lives of Saints, written in verse, as well as a poem glorifying the Emperor Otto. Unit VI - Take Test Unit VI Assessment Test Information Description Instructions Assessment Instructions Multiple Attempts Not allowed Thomas Aquinas Geoffrey Chaucer William the Conqueror Hroswitha of Gandersheim Hildegard of Bingen The Domesday Book Reconquista The Canterbury Tales The Deeds of Otto Summa Theologica Causa.


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Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim wrote the first plays known to be written by a woman, and she is the first known European woman poet after was a canoness, poet, dramatist, and historian. Hrotsvitha (c. ), also known as Hroswitha, Hrotsvit, Hrosvit, and Roswitha, was a 10th-century German secular canoness, as well as a dramatist and poet who lived and worked in Abbey of Gandersheim, in modern-day Lower Saxony, a community of secular canonesses.

Her name, as she herself attests, is Saxon for "strong voice."/5. By Student Matthew Parrott Did you know the first Christian playwright was a woman. Hrotsvit (sometimes spelled Hrotsvita or Hrotsvitha) of Gandersheim (—) was a canoness who lived in Gandersheim Abbey during the late tenth century.

She wrote about many things: comedy, horror, battles, virgin martyrs, and holy prostitutes. She wrote six plays, all "modeled. Hrotsvit of Gandersheim was a tenth-century Saxon poet, playwright and historian, the first Western writer to adapt classical dramatic form and verse to Christian themes, and the first Saxon poet.

Her extant works, completed bycomprise eight legends, six plays, two epics and a short poem, all written in Latin verse.[. Hroswitha of Gandersheim cc. (Also known as Hrotsvitha, Hrotsvit, Roswitha.) German dramatist, poet, and historian.

A Benedictine canoness, Hroswitha of Gandersheim is. Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim was a 10th-century German secular canoness, as well as a dramatist and poet who lived and worked at Gandersheim Abbey in modern-day Bad Gandersheim, Lower Saxony, Germany, established by the Ottonian dynasty.[3] She wrote in Latin, and is considered by some to be the first person since antiquity to compose drama.

Hrotsvit of Gandersheim (c - c), almost certainly of noble Saxon parentage, was a canoness of the Saxon imperial abbey of Gandersheim, living and working there during its time of greatest material prosperity and cultural and intellectual pre-eminence/5.

Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim (c. –)German nun, poet, and historian who resided in the monastery in Gandersheim and was the first woman playwright of the West. Name variations: Hrosvitha; Hroswitha; Hrotsuit; Hrotsuitha; Hrotsvit; Hrotsvith von Gandersheim; Hrotswitha; Roswitha.

Pronunciation: Ros-VI-thuh (name derived from the old Saxon word "hrodsuind,". Hrosvitha, regarded as the first German woman poet. Of noble birth, Hrosvitha spent most of her life as a nun in the Benedictine convent at Gandersheim.

In an effort to counteract the pagan morality expressed in classical works, Hrosvitha wrote (c. ) six comedies in. The abbey of Gandersheim, where these plays were written, was founded about the year by Luldolph, Duke of Saxony, at the request of his wife Oda, a Frankish princess.

Although these were what men call "the dark ages", the darkness was comparative. Hrotsvitha of GandersheimGerman-born Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim (c. ) was one of the first known female playwrights in Europe.

A Benedictine nun ensconced in a renowned monastery that served as a center of learning and culture in medieval Germany, Hrotsvitha wrote poetry as well as six plays that drew heavily from classical sources and Christian lore.

Gandersheim was founded in as a monastery for the nobility, and so it is assumed that Hrosvitha was of noble Saxon birth. In the introduction to her works, Hrosvitha identified Princess Gerberga II, the Abbess, or superior nun at Gandersheim, as one of her teachers. Hroswitha of Gandersheim was herself a nun and later a canoness.

She is described as: Nun, playwright, and the first woman historian of the Germans. She is. Hrotsvit of Gandersheim (c - c), almost certainly of noble Saxon parentage, was a canoness of the Saxon imperial abbey of Gandersheim, living and working there during its time of greatest material prosperity and cultural and intellectual pre-eminence.

Her importance cannot be overestimated: she is the first poet of Saxony; the first known dramatist of Christianity (indeed.

This chapter extends the argument of Chapter 5 by analysing the two contemporary works on which modern accounts of Ottonian queenship are most heavily dependent: Antapodosis (‘Retribution’) by Liudprand of Cremona, and Gesta Ottonis (‘Deeds of Otto’) by Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim.

I argue that Liudprand’s work can be understood as intimately connected with Author: Simon Maclean. The Hroswitha Club of women book collectors was founded in New York City in and took its name from a 10th century female German poet (Hrotsvitha, ca.

Meetings were scheduled three to four times a year during the winter months and held at the homes of members as well as at major libraries and private collections, mainly in the.

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