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Gott•fried von Strass•burgˈgɔtˌfrit fɔn ˈʃtrɑsˌbʊərk(n.)
fl. 1210, German poet.
Gottfried von Strassburg
Gottfried von Strassburg is the author of the Middle High German courtly romance Tristan, an adaptation of the 12th-century Tristan and Iseult legend. Gottfried's work is regarded, alongside Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival and the Nibelungenlied, as one of the great narrative masterpieces of the German Middle Ages. He is probably also the composer of a small number of surviving lyrics. His work became a source of inspiration for Richard Wagner's opera Tristan und Isolde.
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