Wisse die Wege. Scivias. by Hildegard of BingenHildegard of Bingen (1098 - 1179), also known as Saint Hildegard and Sibyl of the Rhine, was a writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic, German Benedictine abbess, visionary, and polymath. Elected a magistra by her fellow nuns in 1136, she founded the monasteries of Rupertsberg in 1150 and Eibingen in 1165. One of her works as a composer, the Ordo Virtutum, is an early example of liturgical drama.
She wrote theological, botanical and medicinal texts, as well as letters, liturgical songs, poems, and arguably the oldest surviving morality play, while supervising brilliant miniature Illuminations.
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Scivias by Hildegard Bingen
Scivias is an illustrated work by Hildegard von Bingen , completed in or , describing 26 religious visions she experienced. It is the first of three works that she wrote describing her visions, the others being Liber vitae meritorum and De operatione Dei also known as Liber divinorum operum. The work is divided into three parts, reflecting the Trinity. The second part consists of seven visions and deals with salvation through Jesus Christ , the Church , and the sacraments. The third part, with thirteen visions, is about the coming kingdom of God , through sanctification , and increased tension between good and evil.
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