She is one of the few women who wrote about her life during the early , making her one of the only people to record a history of women in that era from a woman's perspective.
The most important of her works, containing all the texts other than Primordia, is the Codex Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Clm 14485, a manuscript written by several different hands in Gandersheim toward the end of the 10th or start of the 11th centuries.
It contains eight legends written in dactylic hexameter.
While the translator appears to impose her own understandings of what a 10th-century canoness would be like or would have thought by making her seem timid in her translations.
This, therefore, suggests that women are not less than men in the eyes of God.
Martin Hoernes and Hedwig Röckelein.
Hrotsvitha primarily wrote legends, comedies, and plays.