Hrotsvithae Opera.

By: Hrotsvit: edidit Karolus Strecker.

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Small 8vo. viii, 272pp. Later binder's cloth. Edges yellowed with small round mark, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. Owner's name. ***Hrotsvitha, also known as Hroswitha, Hrotsvit, Hrosvit, and Roswitha (c. 935 to c. 1002) was a 10th century German canoness of the Benedictine Order, as well as a dramatist and poet who lived and worked in Gandersheim, in modern-day Lower Saxony. Her name is Saxon for 'strong voice'. She wrote in Latin, and is considered by some to be the first person since antiquity to compose drama in the West. [Notes courtesy of Wikipedia]

Title: Hrotsvithae Opera.

Author Name: Hrotsvit: edidit Karolus Strecker.

Categories: Classical literature and ancient history,

Publisher: Lipsiae, B.G. Teubner: 1906

Seller ID: 26509

Keywords: classics drama latin medieval literature poetry women,