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Suso, Heinrich

(Henricus; Henry Suso; Sus; Suse; Seuse; also called Amandus; real surname v. Berg; ca. 1295/1300–1366). Mystic, poet; ”Minnesinger of mysticism“; b. Konstanz (or Überlingen?), Ger.; itinerant preacher Swabia ca. 1335–48; settled at Ulm ca. 1348. Works include Das Büchlein der Wahrheit and Das Büchlein der ewigen Weisheit (titles occur in various forms). See also Friends of God; Heresy, 3.

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