The Plays of Hrotswitha of Gandersheim

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Larissa Bonfante
Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Jan 1, 1979 - Drama - 182 pages
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Called by Renaissance humanist Conrad Celtes "the German Sappho, " Hrotswitha (ca. 935 -- 1000) was a prolific author who wrote eight legends in verse, two historical epics, and six plays in rhymed prose. This corrected reprint of the 1979 New York University Press edition contains translations of Gallicanus, Dulcitius, Callimachus, Abraham, Paphnutius, and Sapientia.
 

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Contents

Gallicanus Parts I and
ii
Abraham 7
7
Paphnut ius
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