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Hildegard of Bingen : healing and the nature of the cosmos

Author: Heinrich Schipperges
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : M. Wiener, ©1997.
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This book presents a complex picture of the life and works of the abbess Hildegard of Bingen. The first composer to sign her musical works, this playwright and author witnessed and shaped the time of the Crusades, the literary minnesang, and political and theological debate. Hildegard of Bingen's contemporaries called her "prophetissa teutonica", honoring her philosophical writings and interpretation of the cosmos.  Read more...
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Schipperges, Heinrich.
Hildegard of Bingen.
Princeton, NJ : M. Wiener, c1997
(OCoLC)644036707
Named Person: Hildegard, Saint; Hildegard, Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heinrich Schipperges
ISBN: 9781558761377 1558761373 9781558761384 1558761381
OCLC Number: 35183994
Description: 122 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Life and work --
The world and humanity --
Natural history and the healing arts --
Healing and salvation --
Looking ahead.
Other Titles: Hildegard von Bingen.
Responsibility: by Heinrich Schipperges ; translated from German by John A. Broadwin.

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An exploration of 12th century mystic, Hildegard of Bingen. The author draws a complex picture of her life and work, and delineates Hildegard's view of the human being as a microcosm of the universe,  Read more...

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