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Book of the Rewards of Life Liber Vitae Meritorum

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ISBN-10: 0195113713

ISBN-13: 9780195113716

Edition: 1997

Authors: Hildegard of Hildegard of Bingen, Bruce W. Hozeski

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Hildegard of Bingen, the first German mystic, is one of the most influential women in European history. Born in 1098 in Bockelheim on the Nahe River, Hildegard had her first vision at the age of six, a phenomenon she would continue to experience the rest of her life. At the behest of the archbishop of Mainz, Hildegard set upon recording her visions in writing. Her writings soon propelled her from Benedictine abbess to celebrity as determined reformer, castigating seer, theoretical musician, patient adviser, and exorcist. A woman of extraordinarily energetic and independent mind, Hildegard wrote profusely throughout her life as a prophet, a poet, a musical composer, a dramatist, a physician,…    
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/27/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.50" wide x 5.51" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Concerning the Man Looking to the East and to the South
Concerning the Man Looking to the West and to the North
Concerning the Man Looking to the North and to the East
Concerning the Man Looking to the South and to the West
Concerning the Man Looking over the Whole Earth
Concerning the Man Moving Himself with the Four Zones of the Earth