Heinrich, von Veldeke (ca. 1140-ca. 1190)
This 14th century codex is one of seven surviving manuscripts that preserve in its entirety the Eneasroman (Romance of Aeneas) by Heinrich von Veldeke, one of the most important pioneers of Middle High German poetry. This work by Veldeke is the first courtly romance written in Middle High German and is an adaptation of the Old French Roman d'Eneas, originally written in about 1160.
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- Bodmer, Martin (Former possessor) | Heinrich, von Veldeke (Author) Found in: Standard description