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Otfrid

(Otfried; perhaps ca. 790/800–875/800). Ger. monk; probably b. near Weissenburg (Wissembourg), NE Fr. (Alsace); pupil of Rabanus* Maurus. Works include Liber evangeliorum (formerly known as Krist; in Old High Ger. poetic form with end rhyme; stresses symbolic interpretation of Christ's acts rather than the acts themselves)


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