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The Nun Hroswitha of Gandersheim Presenting Her Six Plays to Emperor Otto I, in the Presence of Her Niece, Gerberga,

From Opera

Woodcut

Edition: Frontispiece from “Opera” (printed in Nuremburg, 1501)

Accession number: 1964.38.6

Purchase funds, 1964

The image depicts the Nun Hroswitha of Gandersheim (ca. 932–1001) presenting her six plays to Emperor Otto I, in the presence of her niece, Gerberga.

Bibliography: Joseph Meder 243; Arthur M. Hind 243

Work Type: print

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