Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1162
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Kitchell , Kenneth F. and Irven M. Resnick
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  • Title: Hildegard as a Medieval "Zoologist" [The author situates Hildegard within the earlier "Physiologus" and bestiary tradition and the later new learning and investigative practices of Albertus Magnus].
  • Source: Hildegard of Bingen: A book of Essays.  Edited by Maud Burnett McInerney.  Garland Publishing, 1998.  Pages 25 - 52.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Animals Birds Hildegard of Bingen, Abbess of Rupertsberg- Physica Science Zoology
  • Award Note:
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 12
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  • Abstract: Three Tables. Table One The birds in the "Physica" along with their scientific names and the probable modern identification. Table Two The list of birds printed in a fuller, more accurate form. Table Three The animals in the "Physica" along with their modern identifications.
  • Author's Affiliation: Louisiana State University (KItchell); University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (Resnick)
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815325886