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Hildegard of Bingen : the woman of her age

Author: Fiona Maddocks
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st ed. in the United States of AmericaView all editions and formats
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An award-winning writer and music critic offers a fascinating account of one of the most remarkable women of the Middle Ages, the world in which she lived, and her enduring contributions to science, theology, mysticism, and music. 4 full-color illustrations.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maddocks, Fiona.
Hildegard of Bingen.
New York : Doubleday, c2001
(OCoLC)606565778
Named Person: Hildegard, Saint; Hildegard, Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Maddocks
ISBN: 0385498675 9780385498678
OCLC Number: 46641556
Description: xviii, 332 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Habeas corpus --
Birth of Hildegard --
Childhood and cloister --
Disibodenberg --
Visions --
Papal approval --
The move to Rupertsberg --
The Richardis affair --
Imperial and papal upheaval --
Correspondence and friendship --
Physician and healer --
On sexuality --
Harp of God --
Rhine travels --
Last journey --
Final crisis --
Relighting the flame --
Shrines and icons--
Appendix I : Hildegard : principal works --
Appendix II : Sister Ancilla.
Responsibility: Fiona Maddocks.
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An award-winning writer and music critic offers a fascinating account of one of the most remarkable women of the Middle Ages, the world in which she lived, and her enduring contributions to science, theology, mysticism, and music. 4 full-color illustrations.

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