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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

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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Arabi, Mongolia and Beyond: Contemporary Pagans in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries

John Marenbon.

in Pagans and Philosophers

March 2015; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 8587 words.

This chapter studies accounts of contemporary paganism circulating in Eastern and Northern Europe from the eleventh century onward. In the mid-thirteenth century, when the Mongols had...

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The Use of Literary Evidence for The History of Marriage: Wolfram Von Eschenbach<sup>1</sup>

Christopher N. L. Brooke.

in The Medieval Idea of Marriage

June 1994; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 13437 words.

This chapter discusses the use of imaginative literature as historical evidences of marriage. This chapter argues that literary pieces are not mere works of fiction but they mirror the...

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Wolfram Von Eschenbach

Albrecht Classen.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 13940 words.

Even though Wolfram von Eschenbach’s contemporary Gottfried von Straßburg seems to have disliked his colleague, as we can tell from a disparaging remark in the latter’s literary excursus in...

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