Translated from the Old Saxon
Mariana Scott, poet and translator of Hofmannsthal, Meyrink, Celan, and others, translates the eight-century Old Saxon Heliand into its original meter in this work originally published in 1966. This anonymous masterpiece presents the life of Christ and affords an excellent insight into medieval life.
KeywordsPoetry; German Studies; Literature
PublisherThe University of North Carolina Press
Publication date and placeChapel Hill, 1966
SeriesUNC Studies in the Germanic Languages and Literatures,