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By Phyllis R. Brown

ISBN-10: 9004229620

ISBN-13: 9789004229624

Hrotsvit wrote tales, performs, and histories throughout the reign of Emperor Otto the good (962-973). Twelve unique essays survey her paintings, exhibiting old roots and contexts, Christian values, and a shockingly glossy grappling with questions of id and feminine self-realization.

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With his wife a Saxon Liudolfing, the Carolingian Louis the Younger cultivated close relations with other powerful German families in his realm. Notably, Louis the Younger allied himself with the Conradians, a family that was rich in land in the heart of East Francia and that had been disfavored by his father. 23 The 22 See Eric J. Goldberg, Struggle for Empire: Kingship and Conflict Under Louis the German, 817–876 (Ithaca, 2006), p. 278; Matthias Becher, Rex, Dux und Gens: Untersuchingen zur Entstehung des sächsischen Herzogtums im 9.

1, Das reichsunmittelbare Kanonissenstift Gandersheim (Berlin, 1973). Liudolf and Oda, who had abetted the advance of Christianity into Saxony, resolved at least by 840 to found “ein eigenes Familienstift” [their own family convent] to be “sichtbarer Ausdruck der Machtstellung des zur führenden Rolle im östlichen Sachsen strebenden Geschlechts” [a visible expression of the power of this dynasty that aspired to leadership in eastern Saxony], p. 81. 31 Hrotsvit writes: Silvestremque locum Faunis monstrisque repletum / Fecit mundatum divinis laudibus aptum, p.

J. (1607–69) of Paderborn, when he was prefect of students in the college of Hildesheim (1654–59), had copied Primordia in cursive, rapidly but quite carefully. H2 The long-sought “Hannover Codex” of Primordia has also been brought to light. Gunther Scheel found it among some of Leibniz’s papers (Hannover, State Library of Lower Saxony, MS XXIII 167, at II, 26, fols 1r–14r). The codex was written at Gandersheim around 1707 in cursive of the baroque era by a chancery clerk, elegantly but less competently, then corrected or changed in 150 places or more by Leibniz and his assistant Johann Georg Eckhart.

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