Hildegard of Bingen
The Woman of Her AgeBook - 2001
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.
Publisher: London : Headline, 2001.
Branch Call Number: 282.092 Hilde -M 3701 1
Characteristics: xviii, 332 pages : illustrations (some color), maps.