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Hildegarde de Bingen
A Benedictine cloistered nun visited by visions expressed in the beautiful illuminated manuscripts reproduced in this volume, the founder of a religious community, a musician and composer whose works have been rediscovered in our own time and are now enjoying tremendous popularity, a writer and poet, a naturalist and teacher, and a preacher and adviser to the Pope and his...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published June 9th 1998 by Da Capo Press
(first published 1994)
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Régine Pernoud (17 June 1909 in Château-Chinon, Nièvre - 22 April 1998 in Paris) was a historian and medievalist. She received an award from the Académie française. She is known for writing extensively about Joan of Arc.More about Régine Pernoud...