Hartmann von Aue
Hartmann von Aue (härtˈmän fən ouˈə) [key], c.1170–c.1220, German poet whose name is also spelled von Ouwe. His chivalric romances Erec and Iwain are tales of Arthurian legend. Other works include the religious legend Gregorius; the idyl Der arme Heinrich [poor Henry], upon which Longfellow based his Golden Legend; and lyrics.
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