Medieval German literature refers to literature written in Germany, stretching from the Carolingian dynasty; various dates have been given for the end of the German literary Middle Ages, the Reformation (1517) being the last possible cut-off point.
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... but the following list contains movements or time periods typically used in discussing German literature ... It seems worth noting that the periods of medieval German literature span two or three centuries, those of early modern German literature span one century, and those of modern German literature each span one or two ... Medieval German literature Old High German literature (750-1050) Middle High German literature (1050–1300) Late medieval German literature/Renaissance (1300–1500 ...
... beginnings of the Yiddish language, which in the early phase is a variety of Middle High German, not distinct enough even to be described as a dialect, but written in Hebrew ... In its early phase, it is normally referred to as Judeo-German from the 15th century it becomes Old Yiddish ... in this idiom belong equally to the fields of Medieval German Studies and Jewish/Yiddish studies ...
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