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Published by Aliquando Press] in [Dundas .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementWalafrid Strabo.
ContributionsRueter, William, 1940- (autograph), Aliquando Press
The Physical Object
Paginationbroadside :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21471870M

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Hortulus begins in early spring, when Walafrid is dismayed by rampant nettles "pushing up everywhere in my small plot." After hours of weeding, he carefully "surrounds the oblong beds with planks, slightly raised" to keep the rain from washing away the soil. So a Lutheran adaptation of the "Hortulus" was produced in [perhaps — Ed.] which was called the "Lustgarten der Seelen" (the pleasure garden of the soul)—though this perhaps corresponds better to the other famous Catholic prayer book the "Paradisus Animæ". Hortulus, or The little garden: A ninth century poem [Walahfrid Strabo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hortulus, or The little garden: A ninth century poemAuthor: Walahfrid Strabo. Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past. Published semi-annually, the journal collects exceptional examples of work by graduate students on a number of themes, disciplines, subjects, and periods of medieval studies.