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Ludolf of Saxony

(c. 1300—1378)


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(c1300–78),

also ‘Ludolf the Carthusian’, spiritual writer. He entered the Dominican Order and was a Master of Theology before he joined the Carthusians in 1340. His chief works are a ‘Commentary on the Psalms’ and his celebrated ‘Vita Christi’. The latter is not a biography but a meditation on the life of Christ, with doctrinal, spiritual, and moral instructions as well as prayers.

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


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