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Saint Hildegard of Bingen

Saint Hildegard of Bingen

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Item Number: P112

Size: 9" (22.9cm)
[1098-1179], a "Renaissance" woman of the Middle Ages, called the "Sibyl of the Rhine." She entered the Benedictines at eight years old; was elected abbess as a young woman. She was the first of the great German mystics, a poet and prophet, author of hymns and music, a physician and political moralist, who advised 4 popes, princes, bishops and laymen. She lived to be 80 and headed communities of both men and women. Her feast is September 17.

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