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Roswitha

[German rohs-vee-tah] /German roʊsˈvi tɑ/
noun
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  • It was in an atmosphere such as this that Roswitha passed her days.

    Of Six Medival Women Alice Kemp-Welch
  • Roswitha was greeted by the world of the Renaissance as the "German Muse."

    Women of the Teutonic Nations Hermann Schoenfeld
  • The child I will leave with you, Roswitha—No, you would forget him if a man so much as looked through the door at you!

    The Vinland Champions Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
  • But what bearing, it may be asked, had Court life on the life of the nun Roswitha in the convent of Gandersheim?

    Of Six Medival Women Alice Kemp-Welch
  • Roswitha, on the other hand, avowedly wrote for the literary world, and with a special end in view as regards that world.

    Of Six Medival Women Alice Kemp-Welch
  • In these, though they are mainly based on well-known themes, Roswitha shows much originality in description.

    Of Six Medival Women Alice Kemp-Welch
  • It is in a spirit far different from that of her panegyric on the emperor Otho that Roswitha writes her dramas.

    Of Six Medival Women Alice Kemp-Welch
  • But at the same time Roswitha neither contemns marriage nor generally advocates celibacy.

    Of Six Medival Women Alice Kemp-Welch
  • The first appears to have been taken by Roswitha from a Latin translation of a fourth-century Greek legend.

    Of Six Medival Women Alice Kemp-Welch
  • The argument is one employed previously by the Saxon nun Roswitha in the tenth century in her comedy Paphnutius.

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