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The '''minnesingers''' were the German equivalent of the [[troubadour]]s. They flourished from c.1150 - c.1350. The main source for their songs, or minnelied, are from [[15th Century]] manuscripts.
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The '''minnesingers''' were the [[Germany|German]] equivalent of the [[troubadour]]s. They flourished from c.1150 - c.1350. The main source for their songs, or ''minnelied'', are from [[15th Century]] [[manuscript]]s. A number of their verses are included in the [[Codex Manesse]], along with pictorial representations of the [[poetry|poets]].
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The term comes from a typical [[German]] combination of the nouns for 'singer' and 'romantic love'. It is also written as ''minnesnger''.
   
 
==Song Genres==
 
==Song Genres==
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==Famous Minnesingers==
 
==Famous Minnesingers==
   
* [[Der von Krenberc]]
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* [[Der von Kürenberc]]
 
* [[Dietmar von Eist]]
 
* [[Dietmar von Eist]]
 
* [[Meinloh von Sevelingen]]
 
* [[Meinloh von Sevelingen]]
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* [[Heinrich von Veldeke]]
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* [[Hartmann von Aue]] (c.1165-c.1215)
 
* [[Gottfried von Strassburg]]
 
* [[Gottfried von Strassburg]]
 
* [[Walther von der Vogelweide]]
 
* [[Walther von der Vogelweide]]
 
* [[Wolfram von Eschenbach]]
 
* [[Wolfram von Eschenbach]]
 
* [[Ulrich von Liechtenstein]]
 
* [[Ulrich von Liechtenstein]]
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[[category:troubadour]]

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