Leodegundia (fl. 10th c.)

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Leodegundia (fl. 10th c.)

Spanish poet. Flourished in 10th century Spain.

Leodegundia was a Spanish noblewoman. Little is known about her, except that she was an accomplished writer and poet, and probably spent most her time at the royal court. Her work is identified with a popular group of painters, illuminators, and writers who flourished in Spain in the 10th century. Mozarabic in style, her work reflected that complex blend of Christian European and Eastern Arabic cultures, images, and traditions which came to define most Spanish art in the Middle Ages.

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