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Mechthild of Magdeburg

(ca. 1210–ca. 1282/94). Mystic; b. Saxony; became a Beguine (see Beghards and Beguines) at Magdeburg 1230; collected works, entitled Das fliessende Licht der Gottheit, exerted strong influence on Ger. mysticism.

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