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Hildegard von Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen was SpiritualDoc, ComposerDoc, PsalterDoc, NaturalistDoc, PhilosophyDoc, PublisherDoc, TranslatorDoc, StampDoc, CoinDoc

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Illumination from the Liber Scivias showing Hildegard receiving a vision and dictating to her scribe and secretary
Hildegard of Bingen, O.S.B. (German: Hildegard von Bingen; Latin: Hildegardis Bingensis) (1098 – 17 September 1179), also known as Saint Hildegard and Sibyl of the Rhine, was a German Benedictine abbess, writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic, visionary, and polymath.[1] She is considered to be the founder of scientific natural history in Germany.[2] Continue reading Hildegard von Bingen