Hildegard of Bingen: The Context of Her Thought and Art

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Charles S. F. Burnett, Peter Dronke
Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 1998 - Christian women saints - 234 pages
This volume offers a comprehensive view of Hildegard of Bingen's achievements, her intellectual background and her reception in the later Middle Ages. It brings together, with full documentation, the contributions of an international group of medievalists, from diverse disciplines, to the colloquium held at the Warburg Institute on 17-18 November 1995.

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Contents

Manuscripts and Illuminations
17
Hildegard as the Designer of the Illustrations
29
Hildegard in England A Note on Hildegards Texts
63
Prophecy in Hildegard
81
Hildegard and the Schools
89
The Sciences
111
Hildegarde et la physiologie de son temps
121
Abbesse et agronome Hildegarde et le savoir
135
Poetry and Music
157
The Musical Individuality of Hildegards Songs
163
Hildegard as Others Saw
189
Aspetti della ricezione dellopera di
211
Index
225
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