Definition of Minnesingers

1. Noun. (plural of minnesinger) ¹



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Definition of Minnesingers

1. minnesinger [n] - See also: minnesinger

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mink
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minke whale
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minnesingers (current term)
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Literary usage of Minnesingers

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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1825)
"Lays of the minnesingers or German Troubadours of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries : illustrated by Specimens of the cotemporary Lyric Poetry of ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Anglo-Saxon Language: Containing the Accentuation by Joseph Bosworth (1838)
"minnesingers.^: 23. German national poetry and prose compositions, from the 12th to the \4lh century. The Hohenstauffen or Suabian race of German emperors ..."

3. A Short History of German Literature by James Kendall Hosmer (1879)
"CHAPTER V. THE minnesingers. The poetry which has been considered in the three ... The minnesingers proper are those who sing lyrical poems in honor of ..."

4. Science and Literature in the Middle Ages, and at the Period of the Renaissance by P. L. Jacob (1878)
"Poesies des minnesingers.—Manuscript of the Fourteenth Century. In the National Library, ... The minnesingers (or singers of love-songs), who composed a ..."

5. A History of German Literature by Calvin Thomas (1909)
"CHAPTER VI THE minnesingers THE German lyrists of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries were men of knightly rank who sang the praise of women, ..."

6. Science and Literature in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance by P. L. Jacob (1878)
"Poesies dea minnesingers.—Manuscript of the Fourteenth Century. In the National Library, ... The minnesingers (or singers of love-songs), who composed a ..."

7. An Anthology of German Literature by Calvin Thomas (1909)
"THE EARLIER minnesingers 1 Early' means, roughly, from 115010 1190. ... The art of the minnesingers culminated in the fascinating songs of Walter von der ..."

8. The World's Progress: With Illustrative Texts from Masterpieces of Egyptian by Delphian Society (1913)
"THB minnesingers (Love-singers) in Germany correspond to the Troubadours of ... As in the case of the Troubadours, the lives of many minnesingers were even ..."

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