• August 2011

      Luther’s «Heliand»

      Resurrection of the Old Saxon Epic in Leipzig

      by Timothy Blaine Price

      The 2006 discovery of the Old Saxon Heliand manuscript fragment (MS L) in Leipzig is conspicuous. Besides its proximity to Wittenberg, the Leipzig University Library – site of the discovery – was first dedicated by Martin Luther in 1545. Given this relati

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