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Group of 12th-century, pre-courtly indigenous German epics composed at the transition from oral to written literature. Current scholars attribute the works to clerics and no longer to minstrels.


M. Curschmann, Spielmannsepik: Wege und Ergebnisse der Forschung von 1907–1965 (1968).


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

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