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Hildegard of Bingen

(ca. 1098–1179). B. probably Bermersheim, near Alzey, Ger. (some say Böckelheim, on the Nahe R., Ger.); one of the most influential women of Middle Ages; abbess Disibodenberg and Rupertsberg, near Bingen. Wrote visions (Scivias), letters, sermons, medical treatises, and theol. works. See also Apocalyptic Literature.

MPL, 197.

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