Hildegard of Bingen : The Woman of her age

Author(s): Fiona Maddocks


Best known as a fine composer, the twelfth-century German abbess and later saint was also a religious leader and visionary, a poet, naturalist and writer of medical treatises. Fiona Maddocks draws on Hildegard's prolific writings to paint a portrait of her extraordinary life against the turbulent medieval background of crusade and schism, scientific and cultural revolution. "A wonderful, subtle portrait" - Observer


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