New PDF release: A Companion to Hrotsvit of Gandersheim (fl. 960): Contextual

By Phyllis R. Brown

ISBN-10: 9004229620

ISBN-13: 9789004229624

Hrotsvit wrote tales, performs, and histories in the course of the reign of Emperor Otto the good (962-973). Twelve unique essays survey her paintings, displaying ancient roots and contexts, Christian values, and an incredibly sleek grappling with questions of identification and feminine self-realization.

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Albeit with shifting borders, this territory was known as the East Frankish kingdom or East Francia, and it was constituted in large part by the great and powerful principalities of old Germanic peoples—Alemannia, Bavaria, Thuringia, and Saxony—each with its own German dialect, traditions, and customary law. Despite the inherently destabilizing fact of the princes’ potency, the rule of Louis the German was notably stable. His own longevity contributed to this, as he governed for 33 years. Louis pursued a marriage policy that linked the fortunes of his family with those of the Germanic magnates within his kingdom.

Hrotsvit had begun the first of these, the Gesta, by 965, because in lines 53ff. she praises as a living person Brun, archbishop of Cologne, who died on 11 October 965. In verse 1498 (1504) she alludes to the imperial coronation of Otto II, which took place on 25 December 967, and in the last words of her Third Address to Gerberga, she mentions that she awaits the critical judgment of Gerberga and of Wilhelm, archbishop of Mainz, concerning the poem. Wilhelm died on 2 March 968;8 therefore Hrotsvit must have completed the Gesta before this date.

When in 806 the victorious Franks compiled a list of Saxon hostages, they divided these into three major groups, probably glossing over the heterogeneity of the subjected people. ”25 In 782, Charles the Great summarily executed thousands of Saxon men in response to an uprising led by one Widukind. Stuart Airlie writes: “Charlemagne himself journeyed east, rounded up those Saxons identified as responsible for the rebellion and presided over their killing (some 4,500 in a single day, according to the Revised version of the [Frankish] Annals).

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