c.935 - c.1002
Roswitha, or Hrosvitha, is regarded as the first German woman poet.
She wrote two verse chronicles: one about the history of the Benedictine convent of Gandersheim where she lived as a nun and the other about the emperor Otto the Great.
She also wrote six comedies in
Latin in an effort to counteract the pagan morality expressed in
From a cahtolic site: Biography