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Dietmar von Aist#

Dietmar von Aist, minnesinger in the area of the Herren von Aist (Upper Austria); Ditmarus de Agasta (d. around 1171), mentioned in documents from 1139 onwards, is not identical with the poet; a representative of early Minnesong in the Danube region; he wrote the first German Tagelied (song about the parting of lovers in the morning).


Edition: H. Moser and H. Tervooren (eds.), Des Minnesangs Fruehling, 381988.

Literature#

Deutsche Literatur des Mittelalters (lex.); R. Grimminger, Poetik des fruehen Minnesangs, 1969; H. Fromm, Der dt. Minnesang, 41972; A. Hensel, Vom fruehen Minnesang zur Lyrik der Hohen Minne, 1997.