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Willehalm

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A Middle High German epic by Wolfram, comprising some 14,000 lines. It was written at the instigation of Landgraf Hermann of Thuringia, was begun c.1210–12, and is unfinished. The source ...

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Willehalm

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A Middle High German epic by Wolfram, comprising some 14,000 lines. It was written at the instigation of Landgraf Hermann of Thuringia, was begun c.1210–12, and is unfinished. The source ...

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Willehalm

Edited by Henry Garland and Mary Garland.

in The Oxford Companion to German Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 458 words.

a Middle High German epic by Wolfram, comprising some 14,000 lines. It was written at the instigation of Landgraf

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Willehalm von Orlens

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A Middle High German poem of close on 16,000 lines by Rudolf von Ems. It was written, in rhyming couplets, after the completion of the first part of Alexander. A ...

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Willehalm von Orlens

Edited by Henry Garland and Mary Garland.

in The Oxford Companion to German Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 331 words.

a Middle High German poem of close on 16,000 lines by Rudolf von Ems. It was written, in rhyming

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Wolfram von Eschenbach (<i>c.</i>1170–<i>c.</i>1220)

Edited by Henry Garland and Mary Garland.

in The Oxford Companion to German Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 327 words.

(c.1170–c.1220),

Middle High German poet, was the author of three epic poems, Parzival, Willehalm

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Ulrich von Türheim

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(fl. c.1240)

Author of MHG verse narratives Cliges, adapted from Chrétien de Troyes; and Rennewart and Tristan, continuations of Wolfram von Eschenbach’s Willehalm and Gottfried...

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Meister Hesse

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A scribe and lawyer of Strasburg in the 13th c., was regarded as an authority on writing. He is mentioned in Bk. II of Willehalm von Orlens by Rudolf von ...

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Wolfram von Eschenbach - poet

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 375 words.

(fl c1170–1220 ). German poet. On the basis of his epics Parzival (?c1200) and Willehalm (?c1215) he counts as probably the greatest medieval German poet and was named one of the 12 ‘alte...

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The Crusaders' Quest

G. Ronald Murphy.

in Gemstone of Paradise

August 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 11116 words.

This chapter argues that Wolfram's two great epics, Parzival and Willehalm, are a poet's protest against the whole notion of religious crusade, and in particular against Christian-Muslim...

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