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R16. Caesarius Heisterbacensis Prior Ocist (Caesarius von Heisterbach), Um 1180 –1240

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This chapter is a part of the 119 works from the corpus of the Latin dialogues of the Middle Ages presented in this book Lateinische Dialoge 1200 -1400. It presents the title, incipit and explicit as well as information on author, date, textual transmission, editions and a summary of the contents of the dialogue concerning the dialogue of miracles. The author, Caesarius, entered the monastery at Heisterbach in 1198, where he lived till his death, probably in the 13th century. The date of the manuscript could be assumed to be between the years 1219 and 1223. The dialogue of miracles is a collection of exempla in form of a conversation between Monachus and Novicius. The original text of the chapter is in German.

Keywords: Caesarius Heisterbacensis; dialogue of miracles; Latin dialogues; Middle Ages; Monachus; Novicius



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