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Germany: Hartmann’s Gregorius and the Latin Poems

Brian Murdoch

in Gregorius: An Incestuous Saint in Medieval Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199596409
eISBN:
9780191745737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596409.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Literature

Much attention has been paid to the Gregorius-tradition in Germany. The medieval German poem by Hartmann von Aue, based on the early French version, is important as a major work of literature, and ... More


Invisible Sin

Brian Murdoch

in Gregorius: An Incestuous Saint in Medieval Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199596409
eISBN:
9780191745737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596409.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Literature

This chapter looks again at the Gregorius-story in terms of original sin and the inborn propensity to sin (as explained by Augustine), and of actual sin (in the Genesis-interpretation by Gregory the ... More


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