Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7320
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Potter , Robert.
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  • Title: The Holy Spectacles of Hildegard of Bingen [The author provides an introduction to Hildegard's "Ordo virtutum," an allegorical drama with music and spectacle. The author provides details from Hildegard's life and from her other writings to illuminate the meaning of the "Ordo virtutum." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: European Medieval Drama 2, ( 1998): Pages 179 - 196.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Hildegard of Bingen, Abbess of Rupertsberg- Ordo Virtutum Literature- Drama Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 12
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  • Illustrations: Six Figures. Figure One Angela Werneke, The Five Divine Virtues, modern drawing printed in "Scivias," translated by Bruce Hozeski. Figure Two Angela Werneke, The Divine Virtues Construct the House of Salvation, modern drawing printed in "Scivias," translated by Bruce Hozeski. Figure Three Angela Werneke, The Tower of the Decree, with the Divine Virtues, modern drawing printed in "Scivias," translated by Bruce Hozeski. Figure Four Angela Werneke, The Column of the Manhood of the Redeemer, modern drawing printed in "Scivias," translated by Bruce Hozeski. Figure Five Angela Werneke, The Tower of the Church, modern drawing printed in "Scivias," translated by Bruce Hozeski. Figure Six Angela Werneke, The Binding of the Devil, modern drawing printed in "Scivias," translated by Bruce Hozeski.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 12877484