image of Grammatica (by Abbess Herrad)

Week 14: Hrotsvitha.

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Reading Overview

Printable version of this week's readings.

Scene 1. The three Christian sisters are commanded by the emperor Diocletianus to worship the idols.

Scene 2. Dulcitius orders the sisters to be imprisoned.

Scene 4. Dulcitius comes to rape the sisters.

Scenes 5-6. Dulcitius is turned away from his own door.

Scene 9 + Scene 12. the soldiers report back to Sisinnius about what happened when they led Hirena away.

Scene 13. Hirena defies Sisinnius at the moment of her martyrdom.


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