Middle Dutch
Middle Dutch is a collective name for a number of closely related West Germanic dialects (whose ancestor was Old Dutch) which were spoken and written between 1150 and 1500. There was at that time as y...
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Morien
Moriaen (also spelled Moriaan, Morien) is a 13th-century Arthurian romance in Middle Dutch. A 4,720-line version is preserved in the vast Lancelot-Compilatie, and a short fragment exists at the Royal ...
Jacob van Maerlant
Jacob van Maerlant (c. 1230–40 – c. 1288–1300) was the greatest Flemish poet of the 13th century and one of the most important Middle Dutch authors during the Middle Ages.
Van Maerl...
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Gruuthuse manuscript
The Gruuthuse manuscript is a medieval compilation, the oldest core of which is dated about 1395, while the youngest unfinished contributions date from around 1408. The manuscript is the only known s...
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Hein van Aken
Hein van Aken, also called Hendrik van Aken or van Haken, was the parish priest in Korbeek-Lo, between Leuven and Brussels. He was born in Brussels, probably in the thirteenth century. He translated t...
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Van Hulthem (manuscript)
The manuscript known as the Van Hulthem manuscript is a masterpiece of medieval Dutch literature. Its contents of over 200 stories from around Brussels, Belgium was summarized in the following slogan:...
Elckerlijc
Elckerlijc (also known as Elckerlyc) is a morality play from the Low Countries which was written in Dutch somewhere around the year 1470. It was first printed in 1495. The play was extremely success...
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Apophthegmatum opus
Apophthegmatum opus a translation of Plutarch's Apophthegmata by Erasmus of Rotterdam. It is a collection of apophthegms from classical antiquity.Many classical apophthegms repeated ideas of Socrates,...
Medieval Dutch literature
Medieval Dutch literature (1150–1500) is the Dutch literature produced in the Low Countries from the 12th century up to the sixteenth century. It is preceded by only a view fragmentary texts existing ...
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Tandernaken
Tandernaken, al op den Rijn (also spelled: T'Andernaken, al op den Rijn) was once a very popular Middle Dutch song about two girls who in Andernach, a city in Germany on the left Rhine bank, were spie...
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Willem die Madocke maecte
Willem die Madoc maecte (c.1200–c.1250) ("William-who-made-the-Madoc") is the traditional designation of the author of Van den vos Reynaerde, a Middle Dutch version of the story of Reynard the Fox.
Antwerp songbook
The Antwerp songbook (in Dutch the Antwerps liedboek and on the cover Een schoon liedekens. Boeck inden welcken ghy in vinden sult. Veelderhande liedekens (a nice songbook in which you will find sever...
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Beatrijs
Beatrijs (English: Beatrice), was a poem written in last quarter of 14th century (ca.1374), possibly by Diederic van Assenede, and is an original Dutch poem about the legend of a nun, Beatrijs, who de...
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Esmoreit
Esmoreit is a Middle Dutch drama. It is one of the four abele spelen that are contained in the Hulthemse handschrift and consists of 1018 lines in rhymeThe other abele spelen are: Gloriant, Lanseloe...
Elegast
Elegast (elf spirit) is the hero and noble robber in the poem Karel ende Elegast, a Medieval Dutch epic poem that has been translated into English as Charlemagne and Elbegast. In the poem, he possibly...
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Lippijn
Lippijn is a Middle Dutch sotternie or farce. This sotternie is contained in the Hulthemse handschrift, and follows the abele spel Esmoreit and consists of 199 lines in rhyme.The sotternie describes ...
Lanseloet van Denemerken
Lanseloet van Denemerken (Lancelot of Denmark) is a Middle Dutch drama. It is one of the four abele spelen that are contained in the Hulthemse handschrift and consists of 925 lines in rhymeThe other...
Melis Stoke
Melis Stoke (c. 1235 – c. 1305) was a Dutch writer who lived in the 13th century.
Melis Stoke was probably born in the Dutch province of Zeeland around 1235. He died somewhere around 1305.He start...
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Mariken van Nieumeghen
Mariken van Nieumeghen is a late medieval Dutch text from the early 16th century. The protagonist of the play spends seven years with the devil, after which she is miraculously released. The oldest ed...
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Roman van Ferguut
The Roman van Ferguut (English: Romance of Fergus) is a 13th-century Arthurian romance written in what is now called Middle Dutch (historically classified as [Low] German). The first part of the R...
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Hadewijch
Hadewijch (sometimes referred to as Hadewych, Hadewig, ... of Antwerp, or ... of Brabant) was a 13th-century poet and mystic, probably living in the Duchy of Brabant. Most of her extant writings are i...
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Gloriant
Gloriant is a Middle Dutch drama. It is one of the four abele spelen that are contained in the Hulthemse handschrift and consists of 1142 lines in rhymeThe other abele spelen are: Esmoreit, Lanseloe...
Mariken van Nieumeghen (1974 film)
Mariken van Nieumeghen is a 1974 Dutch drama film directed by Jos Stelling. It is based on the 16th-century text Mariken van Nieumeghen. It was entered into the 1975 Cannes Film Festival.
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Vanden Winter ende vanden Somer
Vanden Winter ende vanden Somer is a Middle Dutch drama. It is the shortest of the four abele spelen that are contained in the Hulthemse handschrift and consists of 625 lines in rhymeThe other abele...
Abele spelen
The Abele Spelen are a collection of four plays contained in the valuable Hulthemse Handschrift. This manuscript dates from 1410 and is in the collection of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, the Royal Lib...