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HILDEGARD VON BINGEN, 1098-1179. Ed. by Hans-Jurgen Kotzur. Bischofliches Dom- und Diozesanmuseum, Mainz, 1998. Published in association with Verlag Philipp von Zabern, Mainz. 364 pp. with 261 ills. (234 col.). 24 x 22 cm. ISBN 3805323980 In German.
A scholarly study of the life and times of 12th-century German Benedictine abbess and mystic Saint Hildegard, this catalogue features fine illustrations and detailed examinations of more than 90 art works and artifacts dating chiefly from the Middle Ages, the selection encompassing illuminated manuscripts, architectural elements, coins, sculptural portrayals of Hildegard and drawings of her Rupertsberg convent. Seven essays include a biographic text and discussions of Hildegard's accomplishments as a composer of liturgical music, her religious visions and theological beliefs and her writings on the natural sciences and medicine.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Germany — 300 A.D.-1400 — Several Media
Plans: 02,04
Worldwide Number: 026654
Hardcover $58.50    

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