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Hrotsvit of Gandersheim, Roswitha, or Hroswitha, future poet and nun (whose name is given in various different forms), was born in Germany
After, perhaps long after, 973
Hrotsvit of Gandersheim, nun and poet, died, presumably in the convent of Gandersheim
(or Bad Gandersheim) in Germany
Renaissance humanist Conrad Celtes or Celtis unearthed the manuscript containing the poems and plays of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim, which had been totally forgotten in the several centuries since her death.
Hrotsvit of Gandersheim's Opera Hrosvite
(both poems and plays) were first printed, following their rediscovery by Conrad Celtes or Celtis, with a frontispiece and six further full-page wood-cuts, at least some by Albrecht Dürer