Heinrich von Wittenwiler


Related Overviews


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)


Quick Reference

(fl. 1380–1420) Lawyer, author of the comic-*didactic farce Der Ring (c.1408/10), using peasant figures.

The poet ridicules his contemporaries, deploring ignorance and violence, with sidelines on marriage, hygiene, warfare, and theology. See also regimen of health.


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

Reference entries