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The Letters of Hildegard of Bingen: Volume III
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The Letters of Hildegard of Bingen: Volume III

Joseph L. Baird and Radd K. Ehrman

Abstract

This book is the third and final volume of the entire collection of the extant letters of Hildegard of Bingen translated from Hildegard’s sometimes rather quirky Latin into English. Contained here are letters to and from members of the minor clergy; secular figures of the highest estate (emperors, kings, queens, dukes); and ordinary people of no worldly importance whatsoever. Notable in this volume is the correspondence with Frederick I, Barbarossa, who informs Hildegard in a letter that all her prophecies to him have come to pass. Also noteworthy are the letters regarding Richardis von Stade, ... More

Keywords: Frederick I, Barbarossa, Richardis von Stade, Cathars, songs, poems

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780195168372
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2006 DOI:10.1093/0195168372.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph L. Baird, translator

Radd K. Ehrman, translator
both at Kent State University

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