Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen : The Woman of Her Age

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This text provides an insight into the life of Hildegard of Bingen, a nun from the age of 18 in medieval Germany. Hildegard was a religious leader, who founded two monasteries, a poet, a celebrated visionary from whom Popes and Emperors lived in fear of receiving a letter, a writer of medical treatises, including the use of a broth made from pounded hamster liver, and a composer. Through her writings, this book presents her views on sex, love and marriage, medicine and music.show more

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  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 141 x 221mm
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 8 colour illustrations
  • 0747273987
  • 9780747273981

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