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Hildegard of Bingen: A Visionary Life / Edition 2

Hildegard of Bingen: A Visionary Life / Edition 2

by Sabina Flanagan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415185513

ISBN-13: 9780415185516

Pub. Date: 05/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Drawing on contemporary sources, the text unfolds Hildegard's life from the time of her entrance into an anchoress's cell—where a woman would remain in pious isolation—to her death as a famed visionary and writer, abbess and confidante of popes and kings, more than seventy years later. Against this background the author explores Hildegard's vast creative

Overview

Drawing on contemporary sources, the text unfolds Hildegard's life from the time of her entrance into an anchoress's cell—where a woman would remain in pious isolation—to her death as a famed visionary and writer, abbess and confidante of popes and kings, more than seventy years later. Against this background the author explores Hildegard's vast creative work, encompassing theology, medicine, natural history, poetry, and music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415185516
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Life and death 2. World and Cloister 3. Opportunities and Constraints 4. The Ways of God 5. The Subtleties of Nature 6. Celestial Harmonies 7. Man and the Cosmos 8. Admonition and Advice 9. Worldly Disords 10. Potent Infirmities.

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