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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 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. A number of their verses are included in the [[Codex Manesse]], along with pictorial representations of the 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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