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date: 24 May 2022

Hrotsvit of Gandersheim 

The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History
Stephen L. WailesStephen L. Wailes

(c. 930–c. 980),German canoness and writer. Knowledge of Hrotsvit is derived from her Latin‐language works—eight short stories in verse, six short plays in rhymed prose, two historical poems, and important dedications and prefaces to these. (The attribution to her of verses on the book of Revelation is doubtful.) She flourished at the convent in Gandersheim in Saxony during the lifetime of the German king and Holy Roman Emperor ... ...

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