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Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen

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Sabina Flanagan provides an introduction to the life and works of Hildegard of Bingen, visionary, mystic, poet, musician, naturalist, healer and theologian.

- Publisher Flanagan unfolds Hildegard's life from the time of her entrance into an anchoress' cell to her death as a famed visionary and writer, abbess and confidante of popes and kings, more than 70 years later. 10 photos.

- Publisher ^Until recently, Hildegard of Bingen has been known only to a handful of scholars. Now available in a paperback edition, Sabina Flanagan's book makes her remarkable life accessible to the general reader. 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.

- Publisher

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About "Hildegard of Bingen"

Sabina Flanagan provides an introduction to the life and works of Hildegard of Bingen, visionary, mystic, poet, musician, naturalist, healer and theologian.
- Publisher

Flanagan unfolds Hildegard's life from the time of her entrance into an anchoress' cell to her death as a famed visionary and writer, abbess and confidante of popes and kings, more than 70 years later. 10 photos.
- Publisher

^Until recently, Hildegard of Bingen has been known only to a handful of scholars. Now available in a paperback edition, Sabina Flanagan's book makes her remarkable life accessible to the general reader. 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.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Sabina Flanagan

Flanagan teaches at the University of Adelaide.

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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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 133594
  • Product Code 0415185513
  • EAN 9780415185516
  • Pages 244
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Routledge
  • Publication Date Jun 1998
  • Sales Rank #19843
  • Dimensions 216 x 138 x 20 mm
  • Weight 0.294kg

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