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  • By Hildegard of Bingen
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Hildegard, the "Sybil of the Rhine," was a Benedictine nun and one of the most prolific and original women writers of the Middle Ages. Arranged thematically, this new edition of her work brings together selections from her visionary trilogy, her treatise on medicine and the natural world, and her songs and correspondence.
This unique volume includes a chronology of her life and times, bibliography, select discography, explanatory notes, glossary, and connecting commentary. It shows Hildegard as a wide-ranging thinker who touched on many themes that concern us today, including: the relationship between human beings and the natural world, mutuality between men and women, and the importance of a holistic approach to life.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780140436044
    • Manufacturer: Penguin Group
    • ISBN 13: 9780140436044
    • ISBN 10: 0140436049
    • Language of Text: English
    • Publication Date: 11/01/2001
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Hildegard of Bingen
    • Page Count: 254
    • Width: 5.28 inches
    • Height: 0.76 inches
    • Length: 7.68 inches
    • Weight: 0.53 pounds
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