Christian Cyclopedia

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(Old Saxon for “Savior”; cf. Ger. Heiland). 9th c. poetic presentation of the life of Christ in ca. 6,000 lines based on pseudo-Tatian's harmony of the Gospels; depicts Christ as a Germanic chief and the apostles as warriors; acc. to tradition, Louis* I commanded that the poem be written.

Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
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