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  1. c935–c1000, German nun, poet, and dramatist.
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Also Hrot·swi·tha, Roswitha.
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Historical Examples

  • Enough will be found regarding Hrotsvitha and her works in Ebert, Allgem.

    The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)

    Henry Osborn Taylor

  • Hrotsvitha soon surpassed the rest, at least in productivity, and became a prolific authoress.

  • Hrotsvitha is the earliest example we have of medival writers in this particular class of literature.