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Geltar, der#

Geltar, medieval wandering minstrel (mid -13th century); since he mentions the village of Merkersdorf possibly from the Lower Austrian area; his poetry was influenced among others by Neidhart von Reuental and was conceived in opposition to the lack of realism in minne songs.

Edition: C. v. Kraus, Liederdichter des 13. Jahrhunderts, 21978.


Deutsche Literatur des Mittelalters (lex.)